Year 6 pupils at Seaview Primary School have been working on a series of animations as part of their focus on digital media to support literacy. This example is called Splash! Click the image to view the animation.

Splash!

St Thomas Primary School Year 6 pupils with their animation entitled Montago. The pupils were asked to write stories about the gods in their island communities and turn them into animations. Click the image to view the animation.

Montago

Penclawdd Primary School Year 3 pupils with their animation entitled Red Indians. The pupils used PlayMobil figures and objects for their animation. They created their own backgrounds and props and were asked to create a story which didn't require a narration. Click the image to view the animation.

Red Indians

Llanrhidian Primary School Year 3 pupils with their animation entitled Monster. The animation was based on stories from the book Giant Tales from Wales. Click the image to view the animation.

Monsters

This animation called Blast Off was made by pupils at the Primary Education Centre and uses 2D shapes to represent rockets and planets. Four groups of children worked to produce a joint animation, with the end credits and sound editing created by a Year 6 pupil. Click the image to view the animation.

Blast Off!

Year 5 and 6 pupils from Clydach Junior School were inspired by Canaletto's picture of The Stonemason's Yard. They focused on a scene in the bottom left corner where a mother is scolding her child. The school's work was chosen for display at the National Gallery in London as part of the Take One Picture Project. Click the image to view the animation. View Canaletto's The Stonemason's Yard

The Stonemason's Yard

Pupils at Morriston Primary have been using Xipster to explore animation. This one is called Jack Frost and is about two penguins who are building a snowman. But there's something strange about this snowman! Click the image to view the animation.

Jack Frost

This is another animation from St Thomas Primary School. It is called Jarlo and is about another god in their island communities project. Click the image to view the animation.

Jarlo

Year 2 pupils in Pentrepoeth Infants School have been creating animations based on the tale of the Three Billy Goats Gruff. This animation is different as the Troll who lives under the bridge is very nice! Click the image to view the animation.

Billy Goat Nice

Just to prove that animations needn't involve objects and clay figures, this is a stop motion film of Jan Morgan painting backgrounds in preparation for one of the Animation Courses! Again, this was created using Xipster.

Instant Backgrounds!