'Competition Time!' Haddenham Rotary Young Photographer of The Year 2022 Once again the Haddenham and District Rotary are running their annual photography competition. We've had some great successes over the years and would like to encourage all our creative students to enter. This year the theme is 'Water", so get your thinking caps on and get creative. Full details of the
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'All Will Be Revealed!' Sun Photography & Monoprinting Workshop In early July the Art department welcomed members of the School Councils of Waddesdon Primary & Haydon Abbey Primary to an exciting cyanotype and mono printing workshop. Cyanotype is a negative photographic process using specialist paper. Objects are placed on the paper for a period of time, preventing sunlight from hitting the
"It's never too early to talk about Christmas!" Waddesdon Manor Christmas Workshop It's never too early to talk about Christmas...so say the Waddesdon Manor Learning Team! This year Waddesdon Manor are working with artist Michelle Dufaur, who will be creating 5 large-scale woodland animal lanterns as part of the Christmas display along Miss Alice’s Drive. Our Year 9 GCSE Art students
'Spirit of our Times' Annual Exhibition 2022 Over the past two years, our GCSE and A Level students have faced a variety of hurdles: artists were forced to abandon paintings midway as various lockdowns were enforced; photographers struggled to realise their planned photoshoots due to disrupted travel, closed locations and restricted access to models; working from home, graphic designers spent periods
'Curiouser and Curiouser' Yr7 & Yr8 Curiosity & Creativity Workshops At the beginning of the year we were delighted to invite Year 7 and Year 8 students to sign up for our Curiosity & Creativity workshops. These were a series of 2 week specialist workshops aimed at inspiring curiosity and enhancing skills in to enable students to work with a greater
'The Illuminated River: Bridges, Boats and Beyond' Christmas at Waddesdon Manor 2021 Once again the Waddesdon Manor Learning team invited us to take part in their Christmas display along Miss Alice's Drive for Christmas. In previous years themes have included pantomime characters and Christmas carols. This time the theme was ‘The Illuminated River: Bridges, Boats and Beyond’, celebrating the art that
'Life to the Full' Creation of a School Mural At the beginning of the school year we were tasked with designing and creating a mural for the hall based around the school Bible verse - Jesus said "I have come that they may have life and have it to the full". It was a very open brief. What style should it
'Spirit In Motion' Raising Awareness With The Paralympics Throughout the course of the summer term, the Year 9 Graphics students were given the exciting opportunity to collaborate with the National Paralympic Heritage Trust, in an effort to raise awareness for Paralympians and those with disabilities. To enable them to make designs about the Paralympics they have been researching about the history
'When You Wish Upon A Star' Waddesdon Manor Christmas 2020 For Christmas the Waddesdon Manor Learning team set a theme of ‘When You Wish upon a Star’ for the decorations along Miss Alice's Drive and invited local schools to decorate lanterns. This gave our Year 9 artists plenty of room for their own individual interpretation of the theme and set to