4th July 2019
Battle Abbey School had the genius idea of setting an eco-design challenge. The ‘Sustainable Us’ art competition was held for the first time this year and is set to be a regular event at the school. The standard was very high and our pupils’ work stood up well against the competition. The atmosphere was tense…
3rd May 2019
Bluebells “A garden should be natural-seeming, with wild sections, including a large area of bluebells.” So writes Dianna Wynne Jones in her novel, “Wizard’s castle”. At Vinehall, in the woods on the edge of our grounds, we are lucky to have beautiful bluebell woods in bloom right now. Year 4 have been exploring the bluebell…
21st September 2018
A selection of our senior artists embarked on a fantastic day of creativity, set in Eastbourne. The first stop was a delicious lunch at Eastbourne College where Vinehall pupils met Jayne Harriott, the Head of Art. We were given a tour of their excellent facilities and bumped into a few familiar faces from previous years….
14th September 2018
During the Summer Term, Vinehall artists created their own flip-flops from recycled materials. The theme given to them was ‘The Ocean’. It quickly became apparent that it is very difficult not to use plastic. However, all pupils rose to the challenge by creating some eye-catching footwear from recycled carpet underlay made from old plastic bottles….