Art

Art has a significant and valuable role to play in the overall ethos of this school. Art is an ongoing process through which all children are given opportunities to develop specific skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to work in variety of media, style and form. It enables children of all abilities to use their creative imagination to achieve their potential with guidance and given criteria.

 

Children work individually and within a group to develop their social and personal skills. Art is not taught in isolation, although it retains its creative base and its skills and techniques. Wherever appropriate it is linked to other areas of the curriculum and gives children the opportunities to develop specific art skills and reinforces skills already established.

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Meet the Art Technicians

We are a group of creative individuals that work together to form the Art Technicians. Our role is to keep the school displays beautifully organised and ensure all of our work is presented to an exceptionally high standard.

Curriculum Sequence and Progression

Autumn

Y3

Core Skills and Colour Theory

Y4

Portraits

  • Artists: Vermeer, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Ofilli

Y5

Figure Drawing

  • Artists: Dutch Golden Age, Impressionists

Y6

Figure Drawing

  • Artists: Henry Moore

Spring

Y3

Portraits

  • Artists: Da Vinci, Matisse, Lichtenstein

Y4

Still Life

  • Artists: Picasso, Cezanne

Y5

Landscapes

  • Artists: Turner, Constable, Van Gogh, Hockney

Y6

Landscapes

  • Artists: Edward Hopper, Impressionists

Summer

Y3

Printing

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

Y4

Sculpture

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

Y5

Natural Forms

  • Rousseau, Kahlo, O’Keefe, Monet

Y6

Architecture

  • Styles: Baroque, Neo Classical, Modernism

Curriculum – weekly lessons

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

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

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

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

Beyond the National Curriculum