During Art Week Year 6 Pupils at Queen Elizabeth’s Primary School learned all about artist Henry Moore and his famous ‘Mother and Child’ sculptures.

Pupils discovered that Henry’s daughter ‘Mary’ was the inspiration behind the Mother and Child sculptures and linked their findings to their WW2 topic. Moore was made an official war artist displaying his work in underground shelters across London. Pupils further discussed that during the Second World War Moore’s interpretation of the theme emphasised the mother’s nurturing role.

Pupils recreated their version of Moore’s famous sculptures using natural materials from our Heads garden.