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CofE Primary School

Growing and maturing in our learning journey ‘They are like trees that grow beside a stream, That bear fruit at the right time, And whose leaves do not dry up, They succeed in everything they do’ Psalms 1:3


‘Do for others what you want them to do for you’ Matthew 7:12


‘Our love should not just be words and talk; it must be true love which shows itself in action’ 1 John 3:18


‘Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord’ Lamentations 3:40


‘The Lord is loving and merciful, slow to become angry and full of constant love’ Psalms 145 8:9


‘For the body itself is not made up of only one part, but of many parts’ 1 Corinthians 12:14


‘Happy is the person who remains faithful under trials’ James 1:12

Art and DT

Learning for the week of 18th January


In our World War Two topic you have been learning about 'Make do and Mend'. Now it is your turn to get creative using scraps from around the house. Your challenge is to make a toy that an evacuee could take to comfort them. If you would like to try making a sock monkey or one of the attached sock toy patterns, that would be great. You can also design and make your own toy in the spirit of 'Make do and Mend'.

I expect this to take at least a couple of weeks but take as long as you need to get you toy completed.


I have attached a creative art exploration pack from The National Portrait Gallery in London for you to enjoy. Take ownership and decide which projects you would like to explore from the pack. 


You will also find some drawing prompt cards to develop your drawing skills. 

Design and Technology  The week of 11th January

- Make do and mend

Key questions

Is recycling a modern idea?

What is Make do and mend?

Why was it important in WW2?

Why do we still reuse and recycle today?

Is recycling a modern idea?


Watch BFI clip

Children respond to the question

What is Make do and mend?

Why was it important in WW2?

Research and answer the following using the clips for support.

What are the 10 Tips to make do and Mend? 

Imperial War Museum clip


Why do we still re-use and recycle today?

Watch The repair Shop clip – Make do and Mend for the Planet