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Case Histories

Class 1

  • The teacher discussed the history of the Huguenots with the class in a talk. Some children even found out that the neighbours were Huguenots. 
  • Close observational drawings of flowers. 
  • The class created flower paper prints inspired by the Huguenots. 
  • The children created 3D clay tiles of flowers. 

Class 2

  • The teacher talked about who they were with the class and where they came from, particularly focusing on Spitalfields with the children. 
  • Worked with art consultant making cards: on one side leaves using water soluble felt tips, on the other side they drew flowers using permanent felts and watercolours. 

Class 3

  • In-depth discussion on the Huguenots with the class. 
  • History of the Huguenots taught through a PowerPoint presentation. 
  • The class looked at the clothing the Huguenots could have worn. 
  • Worked with art consultant making cards :on one side leaves using water soluble felt tips, on the other side they drew flowers using permanent felts and watercolours.

Class 4

  • History of the Huguenots taught through a PowerPoint presentation. 
  • Class teacher used maps to illustrate where the Huguenots came from and where they settled. 
  • Watched a video on YouTube from the BBC which described the Huguenots.
  • Weaving using different thicknesses of thread and textures wove in beads. 

Class 5

  • History of the Huguenots taught through a PowerPoint presentation. 
  • Class teacher took the children on a local walk to Spitalfields
  • Looked at costumes of the Huguenots of Spitalfields 
  • Studied the crossing from France to the UK

Class 6

  • History of the Huguenots taught through a PowerPoint presentation. 
  • Class teacher looked at famous Huguenots 
  • Created family trees
  • Weaving patterns and pictures
  • Watercolour painting of flower vines and leaves