Art and Design

Purpose of study
Art, craft and design embody some of the highest forms of human creativity. A high-quality 
art and design education should engage, inspire and challenge pupils, equipping them with 
the knowledge and skills to experiment, invent and create their own works of art, craft and 
design. As pupils progress, they should be able to think critically and develop a more 
rigorous understanding of art and design. They should also know how art and design both 
reflect and shape our history, and contribute to the culture, creativity and wealth of our 
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 
? 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

What we are learning

Each term we study one art topic:

Autumn: Rachel Dein - Sculpture - Clay Tiles

Spring: Paul Klee - Colour - Abstract Art

Summer: Pablo Picasso - Drawing - Still life sketching

Please find more details of our learning below and also our Knowledge Organisers in the files, outlining the key learning for each of these topics.

Autumn 2

Artist: Rachel Dein

In Art this term we are looking at the artist Rachel Dein, we will learn about the materials she uses in her art and try to replicate some of her work in clay.

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