Art & Design: Design for a Purpose

In this topic, children are faced with the challenge of having to design to a specific criteria or specification, developing design ideas for a room interior, a coat of arms and product to fit a given name, children learn to draw inspiration from different sources and use a range of techniques to experiment with their different concepts

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Lesson 1: Coat of arms

After learning about how the coat of arms originated and how they are used today, children create a design of their own


Lesson 2: Designing spaces

Working to a specific brief, children work collaboratively to create a design for an empty room


Lesson 3: Changing spaces

Children use cut out shapes to help them experiment and develop their design ideas


Lesson 4: What’s in a name?

Pupils are given a word as a product name, which they then devise a product idea for


Lesson 5: Adverts

Children create and then present a pitch to sell their product