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Art

At Preston children will learn to look at the world through the eyes of an artist. They will develop an appreciation of art already in existence. They will develop a love of creating their own. They will encounter the diversity of media through which to create art. They will learn to trust their ideas and be themselves rather than like everyone else.

Explore  

In Early Years the children will be encouraged to  
Explores colour and how colours can be changed.Explores what happens when they mix colours.Experiments to create different texturesThey safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.  
In Key Stage One this then is built upon through studying:
To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
In Key Stage Two this is then built upon through study of:
To create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas    

Aquire Skills

In Early Years the children will be encouraged to
Understands that different media can be combined to create new effectsUnderstands that they can use lines to enclose a space, and then begin to use these shapes to represent objects.
In Key Stage One this then is built upon through studying:
to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and spaceto use a range of materials creatively to design and make products
In Key Stage Two this is then built upon through study of:  
to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials    

Art Year Group Overview

  Art  
Nursery Explores colour and how colours can be changed.Explores what happens when they mix colours.Understands that different media can be combined to create new effects.  
Reception Explores what happens when they mix colours.
Experiments to create different textures.
Understands that they can use lines to enclose a space, and then begin to use these shapes to represent objects.
They safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.  
Year One To use 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, line, and space.
To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.  
Year Two To use drawing, and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination. To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using texture, line, shape, form and space. To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.
Year Three     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 Taught about great artists, architects and designers in history.    
Year Four 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 Taught about great artists, architects and designers in history.    
Year Five 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 Taught about great artists, architects and designers in history.  
Year Six 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 Taught about great artists, architects and designers in history.    

Curriculum Evidence

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