Art Overview 2021/22

Art Overview 2021-2022

EYFS – Expressive Arts and Design

Birth to three – babies, toddlers and young children will be learning to:
·        Notice patterns with strong contrasts and be attracted by patterns resembling the human face.
·        Start to make marks intentionally.
·        Explore paint, using fingers and other parts of their bodies as well as brushes and other tools.
·        Express ideas and feelings through making marks, and sometimes give a meaning to the marks they make.
·        Explore different materials, using all their senses to investigate them.
·        Manipulate and play with different materials.
·        Use their imagination as they consider what they can do with different materials.
·        Make simple models which express their ideas.
3 and 4-year-olds will be learning to:
·        Create closed shapes with continuous lines and begin to use these shapes to represent objects.
·        Draw with increasing complexity and detail, such as representing a face with a circle and including details.
·        Use drawing to represent ideas like movement or loud noises.
·        Show different emotions in their drawings and paintings, like happiness, sadness, fear, etc.
·        Explore colour and colour mixing.
·        Show different emotions in their drawings – happiness, sadness, fear, etc.
Children in Reception will be learning to:
·        Explore, use and refine a variety of artistic effects to express their ideas and feelings.
·        Return to and build on their previous learning, refining ideas and developing their ability to represent them.
·        Create collaboratively, sharing ideas, resources and skills.
NurseryOffered 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 craftsStill 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 products
·      to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
·      to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
about 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 1Jackson Pollock
Primary colour mixing to produce secondary colours.
Exploring brush strokes.
Creating texture
Using print techniques
Christmas crafts including using paints to create 4 seasons tree picture.  
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 Masks
African sunsets
African Water Jars
Year 2Colour mixing  
Polytile printing – children to create own wrapping paper as part of Christmas crafts.  
Keith Haring Children to study artist and create a piece of work in the style of said artist (calendars)  
Christmas Crafts              
Great Fire of London
Pupils will study impressionist artists and create artwork depicting the Great Fire of London in the impressionist style.  

Henri Rousseau
Colour mixing – Tonal changes through the use of colour, pattern, texture, line and shape.
Sketch leaves
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
• 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 3Stone Age
Painting techniques
Painting silhouettes of Stonehenge
Cave paintings
Stonehenge models
Christmas crafts
The Egyptians
Death masks
Making pyramids  
Local Area study
Antony Gormley (Sculptor Angel of the North)  
Artist study
Van Gough/L.S Lowry
Year 4Linked to topic of Romans
Roman mosaic,
Artefacts (half pictures – pastel)
Celtic symmetry patterns
Roman jewellery (e.g. brooches, necklaces – pasta, card, clay etc.)
Roman shields
Krindlekrax paintings, wooden spoon puppets,
Christmas crafts
Linked to topic of Europe and the United Kingdom  
European artists (e.g. Monet, Van Gogh)
European flags
Easter crafts/Mother’s Day cards
Linked to topic of Ancient Greece
Greek artwork – Gods, Comedy and tragedy masks, Greece fact files using brochures.
Greek recipes
Greek Parthenon
Papier mache
Greek pots (orange and black)
Greek Plates
Father’s Day cards.
Year 5Artist study
Georges Seurat – Pointillism
Pupils to study artist and create a piece of work in the style of said artist.
Christmas crafts
Anglo-Saxons and Vikings
Salt dough models – Viking ruins.
South America
Mayan Masks
Year 6WW2
Blitz pictures
Anderson Shelters
Make do and mend activities – fabric dolls (DT)
Christmas crafts
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.
-David Hockney
-Zaria Foreman
-William Turner (J.M.W Turner)