Art at St Bernadette Primary School

 

Curriculum Provision

     The Foundation Stage teach Art as part of Creative Development

      In Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Art is taught termly alternating with DT so a year group will either do 2 units of DT and 1 Art or 1 DT unit and 2 units of Art.

     The current Art curriculum is skills based and from year 1 children build up their skills and work more independently and with a range of materials as they progress through the school.

 

Topics

 

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Nursery/

Reception

 

Taken from the EYFS creative development

 

 

 

Year 1

Self portraits

Drawing and Painting

 

Animal Model

Sculpture

Year 2

 

Mother Nature Designer

Textiles and Printing

 

Year 3

Portraying Relationships

Drawing and 3D

 

Roman Thrones

Sculpture and Textiles

Year 4

 

 

 

Still Life

Drawing and Painting

 

 

 

Year 5

People in Action

Drawing and 3D

 

Hats

Textiles

Year 6

 

World War 2

Painting

 

 

 Sketchbooks

      The children have a hardback sketchbook which they keep with them throughout the school and refer back to.      

 

   Art Family Homework

      Throughout the school year there is homework which can be done as a family.  In previous years this has included work linked to the Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee.  We held an exhibition of everyone’s work.