Art Curriculum

Year 3

Week 1

Rules, expectations and presentation

Week 2

Outcome

  • To draw different marks using a variety of pencil grades

Week 3

Outcome

  • To create depth using shading with pencils

Week 4

Outcome

  • To create textures with a pencil

Week 5

Outcome

  • To draw a landscape with shading and texture techniques

Week 6

Outcome

  • To create different strokes using a paint brush

Week 7

Outcome

  • To present the relationship between colours on a colour wheel

Week 8

Outcome

  • To blend and shade using paint

Week 1

Outcome

  • To recall the key features of styles of portraiture

Week 2

Outcome

  • To draw facial features

Week 3

Outcome

  • To draw a face using traditional proportions

Week 4

Outcome

  • To recall the traditional proportions for a face and study a drawing

Week 5

Outcome

  • To paint a portrait with poster paints

Week 6

Outcome

  • To paint details with fine brushesTrip to National Gallery

Week 1

Outcome

  • To identify the features of the style of printing of William Morris

Week 2

Outcome

  • To draw symmetrical designs

Week 3

Outcome

  • To create a design onto a polystyrene plate for printing

Week 4

Outcome

  • To print using relief printing

Week 5

Outcome

  • To add further details to the print by amending a relief

Week 6

Outcome

  • To complete a relief print with a second print

Autumn

Core Skills and Colour Theory

Spring

Portraits

  • Artists: Da Vinci, Matisse, Lichtenstein

Summer

Printing

  • Artists: Hokusai, M.C Escher, Morris, Picasso

Year 4

Week 1

Outcome

  • To recall the traditional proportions of a face and features of portraiture

Week 2

Outcome

  • To draw the features of a face with changes to create individuality

Week 3

Outcome

  • To draw a face using the traditional proportions

Week 4

Outcome

  • To experiment with ways of shading a face

Week 5

Outcome

  • To analyse expressions and ways of creating individualityTrip to National Gallery

Week 6

Outcome

  • To paint features of the face with watercolours

Week 7

Outcome

  • To complete a portrait in watercolours

Week 1

Outcome

  • To identify features of famous paintings in the history of still life

Week 2

Outcome

  • To draw and shade objects for still life

Week 3

Outcome

  • To prepare and draw a still life

Week 4

Outcome

  • To trace and analyse a still life drawing and rearrange to create a Cubist picture

Week 5

Outcome

  • To create a collage still life

Week 6

Outcome

  • To draw details and shading with pen

Week 1

Outcome

  • To recall the names of famous sculptors and some features of their work

Week 2

Outcome

  • To make an observational drawing of natural forms

Week 3

Outcome

  • To design a sculpture based on the observational drawing

Week 4

Outcome

  • To make a paper maquette

Week 5

Outcome

  • To construct the first stage of a sculpture

Week 6

Outcome

  • To combine different elements to complete a sculpture

Autumn

Portraits

  • Artists: Vermeer, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Ofilli

Spring

Still Life

  • Artists: Picasso, Cezanne

Summer

Sculpture

  • Artists: Michelangelo, Rodin, Brancusi, Degas, Hepworth

Year 5

Week 1

Outcome

  • To compare style of Dutch Masters to Impressionists

Week 2

Outcome

  • To recall the proportions of the human figure for drawing

Week 3

Outcome

  • To analyse drawings of people in various positions

Week 4

Outcome

  • To analyse, draw and shade clothing on figures

Week 5

Outcome

  • To draw and paint a clothed figure

Week 6

Outcome

  • To paint details and textures using fine brushstrokes with watercolours

Week 7

Outcome

  • To shade and add detail to a figure drawing with pen lines

Week 1

Outcome

  • To analyse and compare famous artists’ treatment of landscapes

Week 2

Outcome

  • To analyse the work of David Hockney and draw various elements of a landscape

Week 3

Outcome

  • To draw a landscape in the style of David Hockney

Week 4

Outcome

  • To paint a background tonally with a limited palette of poster paints

Week 5

Outcome

  • To paint the foreground of a landscape

Week 6

Outcome

  • To add textural details to a landscape

Week 1

Outcome

  • To inspect the work of famous artists

Week 2

Outcome

  • To make an observational drawing of natural forms

Week 3

Outcome

  • To enlarge a picture with a viewfinder

Week 4

Outcome

  • To shade tonally with poster paint

Week 5

Outcome

  • To paint an enlarged picture

Week 6

Outcome

  • To add detail to complete a painting

Autumn

Figure Drawing

  • Artists: Dutch Golden Age, Impressionists

Spring

Landscapes

  • Artists: Turner, Constable, Van Gogh, Hockney

Summer

Natural Forms

  • Rousseau, Kahlo, O’Keefe, Monet

Year 6

Week 1

Outcome

  • Rules, expectations and presentation

Week 2

Outcome

  • To recall the proportions of the human figure for drawing

Week 3

Outcome

  • To inspect the work of Henry Moore

Week 4

Outcome

  • To draw people in different positions

Week 5

Outcome

  • To describe the steps to create one-point perspective

Week 6

Outcome

  • To draw a group of figures with some in front of others

Week 7

Outcome

  • To shade and create emphasis in shading using wax crayons

Week 8

Outcome

  • To create sepia tones with watercolours over wax drawings

Week 1

Outcome

  • To describe the style, and landscapes of Edward Hopper

Week 2

Outcome

  • To sketch lighthouses

Week 3

Outcome

  • To draw a seascape in the style of Hopper on cartridge paper

Week 4

Outcome

  • To practise and experiment with watercolour effects for sea, hills and sky

Week 5

Outcome

  • To paint the background elements of a landscape

Week 6

Outcome

  • To paint to complete a painting

Week 1

Outcome

  • To recall the names of the most famous architects and features of key architectural styles

Week 2

Outcome

  • To analyse and sketch the key visual features of building

Week 3

Outcome

  • To sketch a design for a building combining features of architectural styles

Week 4

Outcome

  • To paint a design of a building with watercolours

Week 5

Outcome

  • To details to the illustration of a building with pen

Week 6

Outcome

  • To analyse various forms of perspective

Autumn

Figure Drawing

  • Artists: Henry Moore

Spring

Landscapes

  • Artists: Edward Hopper, Impressionists

Summer

Architecture

  • Styles: Baroque, Neo Classical, Modernism