Art Curriculum Overview
Foundation Stage art is taught within child-initiated play indoors and outdoors.
Sculpture- This unit is linked to Christmas and the children create salt-dough decorations.
Drawing- Pencil skills are introduced and portraits produced.
Collage- The topic of Picture This! is linked to materials in science.
Artist Study- Van Gogh
Drawing- Patterns are investigated.
Artist Study- Lowry
Printing- Patterns are investigated through printing.
Drawing- Skills and techniques are developed.
Painting- Silk painting is explored through the topic of Journeys.
Drawing- Skills are developed using different pencils/charcoal with a focus on Aboriginal art.
Artist Study- Picasso (cubism)
Textiles- Children create an applique/embroidered page of a picture book.
Drawing- Skills and techniques developed using Objects and Meanings topic.
Sculpture/Artist Study- Kate Malone
Drawing- A Sense of Place topic with a focus on perspective.
Painting- Pop Art with a focus on WW2 propaganda posters.
Artist Study- Barbara Hepworth