Art & Design: Key Stage 1

Use these lessons as a full scheme or adapt the skills and techniques to your chosen theme or topic

Choose your topic

Each year group features a topic focussing on the explicit development of art, craft and design skills and on the formal elements of art: colour, form, line, shape, texture, tone and pattern. These skills are applied and developed further in the remaining topics, each comprising five lessons.

Year 1

5 lessons
Formal Elements of Art
Shape, line and colour
6 lessons
Art & Design Skills
Design, drawing, craft, painting and art appreciation
5 lessons
Landscapes using Different Media
Example theme: At the Seaside
5 lessons
Sculptures and Collages
Example theme: Living Things

Year 2

5 lessons
Formal Elements of Art
Pattern, texture and tone
7 lessons
Art & Design Skills
Design, drawing, craft, painting and art appreciation
5 lessons
Human Form
Collage, portraits and sculpture
5 lessons
Sculpture and Mixed Media
Example theme: Superheroes