Model Making – The Angel of the North

Year 4 thoroughly enjoyed making a model of the Angel of the North using thin copper wire.

The structure of the main body of the Angel was made using a foam pipe covered in newspaper and masking tape. This allowed use to create the shape of the legs and body of the Angel.


The foam and newspaper structure was then removed, so that the copper wire could be sewn together. This had to be done very carefully …



The wings of the Angel were created by wrapping the copper wire around a piece of wood and a soft sponge ball was used to create the shape of the head,


We now have two finished models of the Angel of the North. One stands on display in our International Corridor and the other in our classroom. We are very proud of our models!


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