Art and design: Lower Key Stage 2

Providing full curriculum coverage for Art and design and developing pupils' skills and knowledge across four key areas: Drawing, Painting and mixed media, Sculpture and 3D and Craft and design.

Choose your unit - Year 3 and Year 4

The Art and design scheme of work provides full curriculum coverage, developing pupils' skills and knowledge across four key areas: Drawing, Painting and mixed media, Sculpture and 3D and Craft and design. Units can be taught in any order within the year group and can be adapted to fit alternative themes and topics.

Year 3

Drawing: Growing artists

Developing an understanding of shading and drawing techniques to create botanical inspired drawings.

Painting and mixed media: Prehistoric painting

Discovering how and why our ancient ancestors made art, experimenting with natural materials to make homemade paints and playing with scale to paint on a range of surfaces.

Sculpture and 3D: Abstract shape and space

Available from 6th January 2023!

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Craft and design: Ancient Egyptian scrolls

Developing design and craft skills taking inspiration from Ancient Egyptian art and pattern and paper making.

Year 4

Drawing: Power prints

Using mechanical engravings as a starting point, pupils develop an awareness of proportion, composition and pattern in drawing and combine media for effect when developing a drawing into a print.

Painting and mixed media: Light and dark

Developing skills in colour mixing, focussing on using tints and shades to create a 3D effect. Experimenting with composition and applying painting techniques to a personal still life piece.

Sculpture and 3D: Mega materials

Exploring how different materials can be shaped and joined and learning about techniques used by artists as diverse as Barbara Hepworth and Sokari Douglas-Camp, children create their own sculptures.

Craft and design: Fabric of nature

Available from December 9th 2022!

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