|EYFS – Expressive Arts and Design|
|Exploring and using Media and Materials |
22 – 36 months
Experiments with blocks, colours and marks.
30 – 50 months
Explores colour and how colours can be changed.
40 – 60 months
Explores what happens when they mix colours.
Experiments to create different textures.
Understands that different media can be combined to create new effects.
Manipulates materials to achieve a planned effect.
Constructs with a purpose in mind, using a variety of resources.
Uses simple tools and techniques competently and appropriately.
Selects appropriate resources and adapts work where necessary.
Selects tools and techniques needed to shape, assemble and join materials they are using.
Early Learning Goal
Children should safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.
|Being Imaginative |
Beginning to use representation to communicate, e.g. drawing a line and saying ‘That’s me’
Captures experiences and responses with a range of media, such as music, dance and paint and other materials or words
• Create simple representations of events, people and objects.
• Chooses particular colours to use for a purpose.
Early Learning Goal Children use what they have learnt about media and materials in original ways, thinking about uses and purposes. They represent their own ideas, thoughts and feelings through design and technology, art, music, dance, role play and stories.
|Nursery||Offered as part of continuous provision weekly and with links to physical / motor development. Weekly focused tasks. Follows children’s interests.|
|Reception As nursery, plus the following…||Self portraits Primary colours Transient art – to mark occasions (e.g. Remembrance Day – using poppies) Christmas crafts||Still drawings E.g. Valentine’s Day – flowers in a vase.||Kadinsky (circles) Colour mixing – building from primary to secondary colours|
|Key Stage 1||Pupils should be taught: to use a range of materials creatively to design and make productsto use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imaginationto develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and spaceabout the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.|
|Year 1||Using paints to create 4 seasons tree picture |
Primary colour mixing to produce secondary colours.
Exploring brush strokes.
Using print techniques
|Jasper Johns |
0 through 9 – Examples of this work Chn to create their own version.
Look at other pop artists and their work (Andy Warhol)
|African Art |
Colours, shapes and pattern
Maasai Jewellery and Culture
African Water Jars
|Year 2||Colour mixing |
Polytile printing – children to create own wrapping paper as part of Christmas crafts.
Children to study artist and create a piece of work in the style of said artist (calendars)
|Great Fire of London Pupils will study impressionist artists and create artwork depicting the Great Fire of London in the impressionist style. |
Colour mixing – Tonal changes through the use of colour, pattern, texture, line and shape.
Create a collage in the style of Henri Rousseau using a range of techniques and materials.
|Local Area Study |
Sculpture – Weebles (linked to local area study – South Shields) – children to go on a local area visit to South Shields to observe the ‘weebles’ sculpted by Juan Munoz Portraits – Linked to line and form.
|Key Stage 2||Key stage 2 Pupils should be taught to develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design. Pupils should be taught: to create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay] about great artists, architects and designers in history.|
|Year 3||Stone Age |
Painting silhouettes of Stonehenge
|The Egyptians |
|Local Area study |
Antony Gormley (Sculptor Angel of the North)
Artist study Van Gough/L.S Lowry
|Year 4||Linked to topic of Romans |
Artefacts (half pictures – pastel)
Celtic symmetry patterns
Roman jewellery (e.g. brooches, necklaces – pasta, card, clay etc.)
Krindlekrax paintings, wooden spoon puppets
|Linked to topic of Europe and the United Kingdom |
European artists (e.g. Monet, Van Gogh)
Easter crafts/Mother’s Day cards
|Linked to topic of Ancient Greece |
Greek artwork – Gods,
Comedy and tragedy masks,
Greece fact files using brochures.
Papier mache Greek pots (orange and black)
Father’s Day cards.
|Year 5||Artist study |
Georges Seurat – Pointillism
Pupils to study artist and create a piece of work in the style of said artist.
|Anglo-Saxons and Vikings |
Salt dough models – Viking runes.
|South America |
|Year 6||WW2 |
Make do and mend activities – fabric dolls (DT)
|The Americas |
Art from across the continent
Leonardo Da Vinci compare works of this artist to that of those studied from The Americas.
|Rivers / Coastal Areas Choose an artist(s) for artist study. |
Art around the theme of water. e.g.