Art & Design: Upper Key Stage 2

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 focusing 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 5

5 lessons
Formal Elements: Architecture
Colour, line, shape and form
7 lessons
Art & Design Skills
Design, drawing, craft, painting and art appreciation
5 lessons
Every Picture Tells a Story
Analysing famous artists’ work
5 lessons
Design for a Purpose
A coat of arms, a brand name and an advert

Year 6

6 lessons
Art & Design Skills
Design, drawing, craft, painting and art appreciation
5 lessons
Make My Voice Heard
Messaging in drawing, painting and sculpture
5 lessons
Photography
Photomontage, macro photography and self-portrait
5 lessons
Still Life
Example theme: Memory Box