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Northwick Park Academy Trust

Subject Overview with National Curriculum Objectives

ART

 

EYFS areas

EYFS  Early Learning Goals

Skills (see attached progression ladders)

Vocabulary

The world

 

Expressive art and design

 

Literacy

 

Communication and language

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exploring and using Media & Materials: Children sing songs, make music and dance, and experiment with ways of changing them. They safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.

 

Being imaginative: 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.

 

Moving & Handling: children show good control and coordination in large and small movements. They move confidently in a range of ways, safely negotiating space. They handle equipment and tools effectively, including pencils for writing.

Use lines, marks and curves to show representation.

 

Use a range of tools to spread paint, in addition to brushes. E.g. straws, match sticks etc.              

 

Pulls apart and reconstructs basic shapes.              

 

Select and sort materials into given criteria [warm, cold, shiny, smooth].

             

Describe a picture created by an artist.              

 

Is aware of colour and texture of a range of textiles.              

 

To identify things they like in their surroundings.

 

 

 

 

 

Draw

Pattern

Repeating

Thick

Thin

Line

Shape

Colour

Model

Collage

Textiles

Rolling

Kneading

Shaping

Texture

Construct

Join

Natural

Man-made

Artist

Make

Colour-mixing

Y1

Title

Content from National Curriculum

Skills (see attached progression ladders)

New Vocabulary

Familiar

Vocabulary

A1

Celebrating Me

  • 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 similarities and different practices and disciplines and making links to their own work

 

Use lines to represent objects seen, remembered or imagined.

Experiments with and enjoy mixing colour.

Explore the effect of adding other materials to paint. E.g. sand, glitter and PVA glue.

Becoming more aware of the form, feel, texture and pattern.

Experiment with techniques an artist uses.

Differences

Similarities

Background

Van Gogh

Impressionist

Picasso

Cubist

Artist

Colour

Model

Thick

Thin

Texture

A2

I need a hero.

 

  • to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products

Engages in more complex activities e.g. cutting.

Manipulate

 

Shaping

Construct

Pattern

Sp1

Polar Explorers

  • use drawing, painting and sculpture to  develop their ideas, experiences and imagination

Use lines to represent objects seen, remembered or imagined.

Experiments with and enjoy mixing colour.

Explore the effect of adding other materials to paint. E.g. sand, glitter and PVA glue.

Engages in more complex activities e.g. cutting.

Form

Sculpture

 

Pattern

Shape

Construct

Sp2

Islands

  • to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products

 

Experiments with and enjoy mixing colour.

Explore the effect of adding other materials to paint. E.g. sand, glitter and PVA glue.

Engages in more complex activities e.g. cutting.

Design

 

 

 

 

 

S1

Mad about Mini-beasts

  • 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

 

Use lines to represent objects seen, remembered or imagined.

Experiments with and enjoy mixing colour.

Explore the effect of adding other materials to paint. E.g. sand, glitter and PVA glue.

Becoming more aware of the form, feel, texture and pattern.

Engages in more complex activities e.g. cutting.

Experiment with techniques an artist uses.

Natural

Man-made

Shade

Change

Imagination

Malleable

Texture

Colour

Pattern

Shape

Form

Line

Manipulate

S2

Castles

  • about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the similarities and different practices and disciplines and making links to their own work

 

Becoming more aware of the form, feel, texture and pattern.

Simple weaving.

Say what they like about their own work.

Weaving

Threading

 

 

Pattern

Texture

Form

Repeating

 

 

Y2

Title

Content from National Curriculum

Skills (see attached progression ladders)

New

Vocabulary

Familiar

Vocabulary

A1

Lost in London.

  • to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products
  • about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the similarities and different practices and disciplines and making links to their own work

 

Compares and recreates form and shape.

 

Develop skills of overlapping and overlaying.

Adapt work according to their evaluations.

 

Develop

Layer

3D/2D

Object

Reinforce

Structure

Banksy

Graffiti

Street art

 

Form

Texture

Natural

Man-made

 

 

 

 

A2

The Bakery.

  • 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

 

 

Use line and tone to represent observations.

Colour neatly following the lines

Mechanism

Lever

Primary/Secondary colours

 

Pattern

Colour

Shape

Sp1

Australia

  • about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the similarities and different practices and disciplines and making links to their own work
  • to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space

 

Use colour to express moods and feelings.

Compares and recreates form and shape.

Create a piece of art in the style of an artist.

 

 

Aboriginal art

Pointillism

Tone (warm and cold tones)

 

Differences Similarities

Natural

Man-made

 

 

Sp2

Shooting for the stars

  • 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

 

 

Develop skills of overlapping and overlaying.

Adapt work according to their evaluations.

Object

Figure

Peter Thorpe

Fantasy art

3D/2D

Object

Reinforce

Structure

 

S1

Let’s get muddy?

 

 

  • about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the similarities and different practices and disciplines and making links to their own work

 

Weaves paper progressing from 2-3 colours.

Integrate

 

Weaving

S2

How does your garden grow? 

  • 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 similarities and different practices and disciplines and making links to their own work

 

 

Use line and tone to represent observations.

Use colour to express moods and feelings.

Develop skills of overlapping and overlaying.

Create a piece of art in the style of an artist.

Adapt work according to their evaluations.

Foreground

Smudge

Blend

Group

Single

Composition

Still-life

Gustav Klimt

Yvonne Coomer

Andy Goldworthy

Love on the rocks

 

Background

Tone

Layer

Pattern

 

 

 

 

Y3

Title

Content from National Curriculum

 

Skills (see attached progression ladders)

New Vocabulary

Familiar

Vocabulary

A1

 

Extreme Earth

  • 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)

 

Is able to recreate a 2D image in a 3D piece.

 

Realism

Swirling

Uneven

Visual

Adapt

Sources

Scale

Perspective

Stability

 

Construct

3D/2D

Object

Reinforce

Structure

 

 

 

A2

Poles Apart

 

  • 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)

 

 

Plan

Simple

Colourful

Creative Process

Bright

Dull

Symmetry

Adapt

 

Sp1

The Land Before Time

 

 

  • to create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas

Introduction of primary and secondary colours with the addition of black and white; including mixing.

Colour wheel

Tertiary colour

 

Primary

Secondary colours

Plan

Construct

 

Sp2

Savages and Settlements.

 

 

  • to create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas
  • about great artists, architects and designers in history

Explores shading using a range of media including light and dark.

Use lines, tones and shape to represent things seen, drawn or imagined with greater observational skills.

Is able to recreate a 2D image in a 3D piece.

(Progression of weaving to a simple running stitch)

Variation

Grades of pencil

Gradient of shade

 

 

 

Texture

Smudge

Tone

Line

S1

Sunrise on the Thames

 

 

 

  • to create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas
  • about great artists, architects and designers in history

Explores shading using a range of media including light and dark.

Use lines, tones and shape to represent things seen, drawn or imagined with greater observational skills.

Interpret stories, music, poems and other stimuli using collage and printing.

Replicate some techniques used by notable artists.

Compare methods and approaches between their own and others’ work.

Refine

Watercolour

Landscape

Turbulent

Marine painting

Seascape

Atmosphere

 

 

 

 

 

Variation

Impressionist

 

 

S2

Sunny Southend

 

Local History and knowledge

Local land use

  • to create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas
  • about great artists, architects and designers in history

Explores shading using a range of media including light and dark.

Use lines, tones and shape to represent things seen, drawn or imagined with greater observational skills.

Interpret stories, music, poems and other stimuli using collage and printing.

Replicate some techniques used by notable artists.

Compare methods and approaches between their own and others’ work.

Robert Wyland

Mural

Unrealistic

 

Colourful

Bright

Swirling

Seascape

Realistic

Smudge

Shade

Tone

 

 

 

Y4

Title

Content from National Curriculum

 

Skills (see attached progression ladders)

New Vocabulary

Familiar

Vocabulary

A1

Deep in the rainforest.

  • 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

 Draw accurately from observations.

Sketch a collection of observational and imagined drawings and ideas using line, tone, texture shading.

Create original pieces that are influenced by artists

Reflect on work of artists identifying what they like and dislike

Tropical colours

Self-portrait

Analytical

Observation

Patricia Brasil

Mixed-media

Colour-scheme

 

 

Bright

Colourful

Primary colours

Figure

Differences

Similarities

A2

Carnival!

  • 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

Draw accurately from observations.

Sketch a collection of observational and imagined drawings and ideas using line, tone, texture shading.

Begins to use different types of brushes for specific purpose and effect.

Create original pieces that are influenced by artists

Reflect on work of artists identifying what they like and dislike

Paint on material to decorate and embellish.

Crowded

Focus

Rousseau

Vibrant

Complement

Contrast

Hue

 

 

Overlay

Layering

Bright

Colouful

Variation

Texture

Creative process

 

 

Sp1

Ingenious Inventors

  • 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

Shows an awareness of texture, shape and form by recreating an image in 3D form.

Pinch and coil pots

Mosaic

Shields

Tesselation

Muted colours

Tiles

Smooth

 

 

3D to 2D

Model

Malleable

Design

Structure

Blend

Scale

Kneed

Roll

Sculpt

 

Sp2

 Ingenious Inventors/ Timeline travel week

  • 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

Draw accurately from observations.

Sketch a collection of observational and imagined drawings and ideas using line, tone, texture shading.

Shows an awareness of texture, shape and form by recreating an image in 3D form.

Create original pieces that are influenced by artists

Reflect on work of artists identifying what they like and dislike

Transparent/translucent/opaque

Marc Chagall

 

 

Bright

Hue

Tone

Realistic

Unrealistic

S1

Living Things

 

  • 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

Draw accurately from observations.

Sketch a collection of observational and imagined drawings and ideas using line, tone, texture shading.

Begins to use different types of brushes for specific purpose and effect.

Use natural environment or town scape as stimulus. Printing using the natural environment.

Create original pieces that are influenced by artists

Reflect on work of artists identifying what they like and dislike

Lucy Arnold

Julia Yates

Monet

Abstract

Surreal

Imaginary

 

 

Sculpture

Tile

Impressionist

Impressionism

 

 

 

S2

From Farm to Fork

  • 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)

 

Introduced to knitting needles to produce stitches. 

 

 

Knitting

Casting on/off

Stitches

Knit

 

Pattern

 

Y5

Title

Content from National Curriculum

 

Skills (see attached progression ladders)

New

Vocabulary

Familiar

Vocabulary

A1

Space

  • 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)

 

 

Sketch a collection of different observational drawings including a variety of techniques such as reflection, shadow, and direction of sunlight, movement and perspective.

Enhance and improve skills of overlapping and overlaying.

Reflection

Shadow

Direction of sunlight

Perspective

 

 

Imaginary

Shade

Tone

Layering

Imaginary

Dark

Light

Muted Colours

 

A2

Inventors.

  • to create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas
  • about great artists, architects and designers in history

Investigate symbols, shapes, form and composition.

Media

Properties

Distance

Characteristics

 

Complementary

Contrasting

Structure

Foreground

Background

Realistic

 

Sp1

Egyptians

 

 

  • 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

Explores how stimuli can be used as a starting point for 3D work.

Investigate symbols, shapes, form and composition.

Enhance and improve skills of overlapping and overlaying.

Look at and talk critically about artists work. 

Discuss why they like/dislike specific features of an artist’s work/techniques.

Compare their own work to artists work.

 

Hieroglyphics

Symbolic

Symbollism

Papyrus

Ink

Profile

Stylistic

Stylised

Carving

Artefact

Faience

Faded

 

 

Sculpt

Design

Repeating

Complementary

Pattern

Line

Form

 

Sp2

Vikings

 

 

  • 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)

 

Explores how stimuli can be used as a starting point for 3D work.

Investigate symbols, shapes, form and composition.

Enhance and improve skills of overlapping and overlaying.

Sewing using Binca [cross stitch and running stitch]

 

Tribal

Rune

Ornamentation

Symbollism

Line

Form

Artefact

 

S1

Africa

 

  • 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

 

 

Investigate symbols, shapes, form and composition.

Explores how stimuli can be used as a starting point for 3D work.

Look at and talk critically about artists work. 

Discuss why they like/dislike specific features of an artist’s work/techniques.

Compare their own work to artists work.

 

Tinga Tinga Art

Edward Tinga Tinga

Tourist-orientated painting

African art

 

 

Tribal

Bright colour

Visual

Colourful

Simple

Simplistic

Vibrant

 

 

 

 

S2

Time Travelers

  • 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

 

 

Investigate symbols, shapes, form and composition.

Silhouette

Outline

 

Light

Shadow

Line

Form

Tribal

 

 

Y6

Title

Content from National Curriculum

 

 

Skills (see attached progression ladders)

New Vocabulary

Familiar

Vocabulary

A1

A2

Sp1

The Battle of Britain

  • 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

 

Drawing confidently in a variety of styles as appropriate to the task.

Developing accuracy and expression in their drawings including the human figure.

Explores the effect of light, colour, texture and tone on natural and manmade objects.

Look at 3D work from a variety of genres and cultures to develop own response and opinions.

Develop and apply knowledge of embellishing techniques e.g. stitching and printing as a form of expression.

Get inspiration from the work of artists and apply this to their artwork. Create original pieces that show a range of influences and styles.

Compare their own work to artists work.

Explain why they have chosen a specific style or technique.

Purpose

Wet media

Representation

Art-deco

Ceramic

Innovative

Colour-rich

Glaze

 

 

Manipulate

Sp2

S1

Magical Beginnings

  • 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)

 

Look at 3D work from a variety of genres and cultures to develop own response and opinions.

Compare their own work to artists work.

Explain why they have chosen a specific style or technique.

 

Consistent

Inconsistent

Salvadore Dali

 

 

 

Imaginary

Fantasy

Surreal

Real

 

 

S2

Ancient Greece

  • 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

 

Drawing confidently in a variety of styles as appropriate to the task.

Developing accuracy and expression in their drawings including the human figure.

Explores the effect of light, colour, texture and tone on natural and manmade objects.

Look at 3D work from a variety of genres and cultures to develop own response and opinions.

Develop and apply knowledge of embellishing techniques e.g. stitching and printing as a form of expression.

Get inspiration from the work of artists and apply this to their artwork. Create original pieces that show a range of influences and styles.

Compare their own work to artists work.

Explain why they have chosen a specific style or technique.

Delicate

Naturalistic

Depictions

Classical

Hellenistic

 

 

Shade

Tone

Line Form

Purpose

Representation

Ornamentation