Year 1 Art: Tropical Fruit Art inspired by Emma Dibben

Elmhurst School for Boys

6th October 2017 | Key Stage 1

This week in Topic, Year 1 have continued looking at North and South America. They learned about Christopher Columbus and how he arrived in the Caribbean. They looked at, tasted and smelled fruit like watermelons and lime and grated fresh nutmeg.

Year 1 then used the artist, Emma Dibben, as inspiration for their "Tropical Fruit" art lesson. Emma Dibben's fruit paintings are used by Waitrose for their food packaging because they make the food look so juicy and sweet. The boys used her technique to create some amazing, juicy paintings of their chosen tropical fruits, using natural vegetable dyes and ink pens. 

Click here to see the pictures of Year 1 paintings

Posted on 22nd Nov 2017 |

Elmhurst announces new Reading Scheme

Reading is the key to the curriculum and at Elmhurst we take this very seriously. Therefore, we are [...]

Read more »

Posted on 21st Nov 2017 | Alumni

Elmhurst Alumni: Abhiram’s Journey

Abhiram left Elmhurst in 2016 and now attends Saint Olave’s Grammar School for Boys, where he enjoys being [...]

Read more »

Posted on 21st Nov 2017 | Year 6

Video: Year 6 talk about Mindfulness

At Elmhurst, we recognise the importance of equipping each pupil with the skills they need to take on challenges and [...]

Read more »
Photo Gallery Arrange a visi Request a Prospectus School Calendar
Est. 1869
Back to top Back to top

© 2017 Elmhurst School for Boys

44 - 48 South Park Hill Road, South Croydon, Surrey CR2 7DW

T: 020 8688 0661

Privacy Policy | Site Map

Part of Bellevue Education

Bellevue Education