Category Archives: Art

Christmas Card Competition

At Lockers Park we have some really talented artists. Each year we have a Christmas Card competition. This Year it was open to Years 5-8. The winning card becomes the official Lockers Park Christmas Card which is sent by the...

National Portrait Gallery

Our Year 7s’ had a fascinating trip to The National Portrait Gallery https://www.npg.org.uk/  where they really had a close look at a number of pictures and then had a go at creating them.  The Iris Murdoch portrait provoked a great discussion...

Year 6 visit Tate Britain

Year 6 went to Tate Britain to look at work by some of the most famous British artists in history – Joshua Reynolds, Turner, Hogarth etc. Mrs Hill spoke about the artists and their paintings with a particular focus on...

Year 8 Art & Technology Day

Once Common Entrance is over our Year 8s need to be occupied! We put on a range of activities and experiences for them to do. Today it was the turn of our Art and Technology Departments. Phil Madley, a local...

Art Scholars at work

Lockers Park is a school where boys thrive. We usually find their strengths and then we work on these. Not everyone is going to play for the 1st team at sport. Not everyone is going to go on to Oxford...

School Christmas Card

Each year the school runs a competition to design the Lockers Park official Christmas card. This year the theme was based on the work of Alfred Wallis – a self taught primitive artist. The boys looked at The Mousehole Cat...

Foundling Museum

Our Year ^s’ went to The Foundling Museum on an Art/English trip. Inspired by Hogarth’s “Gin Alley” they learnt about life in the eighteenth century and may of the boys were shocked by what they learnt. Admission to the hospital...

Every Form in the school has a timetabled art lesson each week, but art doesn’t stop there. Every day, for those keen or skilled, there is an art extension group and art is also one of the activities that boys...

Year 8 Art and Technology Day

Our Year 8s are rapidly approaching their last day at Lockers, so we thought we would make their last week memorable. A whole day spent doing Art and Technology. In the Art Room, visiting artist Phil Madley came to demonstrate...