Subjects

Art

Art is taught to all boys throughout their time at Lyndhurst House. Within the Pre-Prep the boys do their art in the classrooms, whilst in Years 3 to 8 they use the specialist Art Room with the Head of Art.

The boys will concentrate on painting and drawing and some simple print-making is carried out. Sculpture is undertaken throughout a pupil’s School career, with an emphasis on construction of an armature and modelling techniques. There is a small amount of model-making in wood.

An Art History element is built into various projects. Some relate to exhibitions current in London, some to permanent collections. There are opportunities to visit museums and galleries. A considerable amount of work is done in pairs and groups. Preparation for art scholarship is given, and there is also an after-school art activity for pupils in Year 4 and above.

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Pre-Prep Sports Day!

Pre-Prep held their Sports Day last Tuesday afternoon on Hampstead Heath.

We had been watching the weather anxiously for days. Would we be facing 32˚ of heat? Would we be dodging severe thunderstorms? Would the ground be soggy or dry? All options were considered and plans made. As it happened the day was warm and cloudy, the ground dry enough to sit on, and the forecast promised it would stay that way.

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Jul 1st, 2019

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