Montrose School

Achieving, Caring, Aspiring

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Wigston Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire

0116 2832328

office@montrose.leicester.sch.uk

 

Kandinsky

 

 

 Art   

Mondrian 

 

  

Art, craft and design embody some of the highest forms of human creativity. A high-quality art and design education should engage, inspire and challenge pupils, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to experiment, invent and create their own works of art, craft and design.

Aims

The national curriculum for art and design aims to ensure that all pupils:

produce creative work, exploring their ideas and recording their experiences

become proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and other art, craft and design techniques

evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design

know about great artists, craft makers and designers, and understand the historical and cultural development of their art forms.

 

Key Stage 1

Pupils should be taught:

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 differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.

 

Year 1

Year 2

Autumn 1

Self portraits / Painting partners

Designing a coat for Little Red Riding hood

Pattern

Creating  fish & other sea creatures

Sketching / drawing

Studying Monet

Autumn 2

Autumn crafts

Painting - mixing colours - Fireworks

Great fire of London pictures

Poppy's - Remembrance day

Developing experience with different mediums

  • Pastels
  • pens
  • watercolours
  • charcoal
  • Paints

 

Spring 1

Gingerbread men

Designing rockets & aliens

 

Developing experience with different mediums

  • Pastels
  • pens
  • watercolours
  • charcoal
  • Paints

Spring 2

Kandinsky

Mother's day activities

Spring activities

 

Sketching / Drawing

Mother's day activities

Spring activities

 

Summer 1

Collage - textures

Creating animals using different forms

African Art

Indian Art - Block printing

 

Summer 2

Vincent Van Gogh

Sunflowers

Wax crayons/ pastels

Father's day activities

 

Developing experience with different mediums

  • Pastels
  • pens
  • watercolours
  • charcoal
  • Paints

Key Stage 2

Pupils should be taught to develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design.

Pupils should be taught:

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.

 

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Autumn 1

Colour

  • mixing colours
  • moods
  • Seasons

 

Aboriginal art

  • The rainbow serpent
  • Dot paintings

 

Portraits / still life

Portraits / still life

Autumn 2

Studying Picasso

  • Portraits
  • Blue period

 

Egyptian art

  • Patterns
  • Tutankhamen death mask 
  • Papyrus pictures

Mayan art

Ancient Greek art

Spring 1

Chinese Art

  • Cherry blossom paintings & collage
  • The willow pattern

Drawing & Sketching

Landscapes / perspective

Digital art

Spring 2

Studying Henri Rousseau

  • Tiger in a tropical storm

 

Self portraits

Figures - Movement

Andy Warhol

Banksy

Summer 1

Drawing

  • Still life
  • Observational drawings

Paul Klee

  • Castle and sun
  • Goldfish

Digital art

Landscapes / perspective

Summer 2

Watercolours

  • Mixing colours

 

Landscapes / still life

Roy Lichtenstein

Henri Matisse