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The new model of assessment in art centres around 4 areas of learning.

Generating Ideas– recording thoughts and feelings, to invent, design and describe.

Making– different types of art for different reasons

Knowledge– of artist and art processes

Explainingwhat is good, how to make it better, what you like or don’t like and why.


Scheme of Learning

In line with the new NC standards year 5 and year 8 pupils will be taught;

  • To use a range of techniques to record their observations in sketchbooks, journals and other media as a basis for exploring their ideas.
  • To use a range of techniques and media, including painting.
  • To increase their proficiency in the handling of different materials.
  • To analyse and evaluate their own work, and that of others, in order to strengthen the visual impact or applications of their work.
  • About the history of art, craft, design, film and architecture, including periods, styles and major movements from ancient times up to the present day.


proportion figures

Proportion – Year 8

visual research

Visual Research – Year 7

Klimt Pattern

Klimt Pattern – Year 6


local study artwork

Local Study – Year 5


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