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Image of building patterns inspired by Canaletto's 'The Stonemason's Yard'.
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DfES Strategy for Numeracy


Fashion and Design

Repeating Patterns

Changing Landscapes

Investigating Inca rug designs

Centre stage

A living picture

'Trashion' project

Counting buttons

Proportion in portraiture

Sand sculpture



2D and 3D shapes

Plotting coordinates

Shapes and patterns

Shapes and patterns

William Barnes Primary School

Year 5 students from William Barnes Primary School, Dorset, studied the patterns made by the buildings in Canaletto's 'The Stonemason's Yard'. They used black and white paper to design repeated images.

© William Barnes Primary School. Photo: The National Gallery, London.