Intent - Our vision
At St Nics', we want our children to:
Implementation - How we deliver this to achieve our goal
In addition to this:
Impact - How we know our vision has come to fruition
Our children are ready for the next stage of their educational journey through:
Skills Progression: Art St Nicolas’ Infant School
In KS1, statements in bold are non-negotiable in order to reach Expected Standard (no Greater Depth option).
Art and Design Techniques: Drawing, Painting and Sculpture
Safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.
Share their creations, explaining the process they have used.
Work from observation to create images of people, objects and landscapes.
Begin to shape and scale drawings accurately.
Experiment with use of different pencils.
Begin to use pastels in different ways, including blending.
Be able to mix colours to create new colours and shades.
Choose appropriate colours to represent the subject.
Choose a brush of an appropriate size for the task.
Experiment with different types of paint to create different effects.
Shape and model mouldable materials and carve into media to create texture and detail.
Explore how to represent their ideas, experiences and imagination through art.
Work from observation to create increasingly accurate images of people, objects and landscapes.
Develop strategies to shape and scale drawings accurately.
Produce a growing range of patterns and textures using pencil.
Experiment with different types of pastels to create different effects.
Begin to explore the relationship between colour and moods or feelings.
Become increasingly confident at creating and using different shades of colour in their artwork.
Use brushes/tools to create different effects.
Shape and form mouldable materials from observation or imagination.
Use a range of decorative techniques to mark make.
Apply techniques they have learnt to communicate their own ideas, experiences and imagination through art.
The Work of Artists
Begin to explore and create duplicate and artist inspired pieces
Demonstrate some knowledge about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers.
Discuss the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers.
Describe similarities and differences between practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.