Art Curriculum Overview

 

Somerville Primary school provides children with an exciting and enriched curriculum. Art and design stimulates creativity and imagination. It provides visual, tactile and sensory experiences, and a special way of understanding and responding to the world. The children at Somerville are able to use their art work as a form of visual communication and personal expression in a variety of media and techniques. Art at Somerville is taught throughout the school from nursery to year 6, through cross curricular lessons. The children at Somerville are taught a range of different medias and look at famous artists and craftsmen to help inspire ideas and creativity. They have opportunities to take part in whole school cross –curricular art projects, as well as an exciting afterschool Art Club.

** Art lesson will be linked to each year groups topic. Key skills and techniques will be taught throughout curriculum subjects.

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Nursery

Children will begin to explore colour, texture, shape, form and space in two and three dimensions through different themes and topics. They will develop their imaginations and communicate and express their ideas in a range of creative ways.

Reception

Year 1

Digital Media

Textiles

Collage

Printing

Painting

3D Sculpture

Year 2

Collage

Printing

Textiles

Painting

3D sculpture

Digital

media 

Year 3

Printing

Collage

Painting

3D sculpture

Digital media 

Textiles

Year 4

Textiles

Painting

3D sculpture

Digital media 

Printing

Collage

Year 5

Painting

3D sculpture

Digital media

Textiles

Collage

Printing

Year 6

3D sculpture

Digital

Media

Printing

 

 

Textiles/ painting

 

H Kirkby

Art Leader  

(September 2015)