Art & Design

Intent:

The purpose of Art education is to give pupils the skills, concepts and knowledge necessary for them to express their responses to ideas and experiences in a visual or tactile form. It fires their imagination and is a fundamental means of personal expression.

At Northlands Primary School, we believe that Art stimulates the imagination and creativity.  It provides a variety of new, exploitable, interactive, visual and sensory experiences and a special way of understanding a and responding to the world, enabling children to communicate what they see, feel and think through use of colour, texture, form, pattern and different materials and processes.

Implementation:

Pupils are taught Art skills and knowledge progressively using The National Curriculum as guidance. Art is taught through a thematic approach in each year group.

 

Aims

The national curriculum for art and design aims to ensure that all pupils:

  • produce creative work, exploring their ideas and recording their experiences
  • become proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and other art, craft and design techniques
  • evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design
  • know about great artists, craft makers and designers, and understand the historical and cultural development of their art forms

Curriculum Overview

Year 6 have used collage technique to create a collaborative scene of Christopher Columbus arriving in the Bahamas in 1492.

Year 6 have used collage technique to create a collaborative scene of Christopher Columbus arriving in the Bahamas in 1492. 1

Year One have been recreating art work using a variety of materials... Can you identify the artists?

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Art at Northlands

Art & Design curriculum overview map at Northlands