Art and Design at Southey Green Primary School
Art and Design Leads: Miss H. Robinson, Miss R. Dewar and Miss K. Sawyer
We ensure the teaching sequence of art encompasses developing art skills before producing a final piece. Teachers follow the progression document to ensure their art skills are always moved forwards. Where possible, their art learning is based around the history, geography or science curriculum learning. However, many discrete art and design units are taught to the children to make sure there is a coverage of skills and different opportunities for the children. Some of these units adopt a whole school approach where we can see a clear progression of skills and work together towards the end goal such as selling art work at the Christmas Fayre.
Children learn about different artists and cultures and the skills behind their work. Children also get the opportunity to practise these skills within their sketch books before developing their own final composition.
As stated in our curriculum policy, we aim for all of our children to
There are many ways in which we strive to achieve this and below are just a few examples
We are a mindful school
We are ready to learn
We are respectful to all
We are responsible for ourselves
Art and Design Key Knowledge, Skills and Concepts
At Southey Green, we recognise the importance of children understanding key concepts, skills and knowledge and how these support children’s learning.
Here are Southey Green’s key art and design concepts which are woven into our design and technology curriculum.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
Our cookies ensure you get the best experience on our website.
Please make your choice!
Some cookies are necessary in order to make this website function correctly. These are set by default and whilst you can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, some functionality such as being able to log in to the website will not work if you do this. The necessary cookies set on this website are as follows:
A 'sessionid' token is required for logging in to the website and a 'crfstoken' token is used to prevent cross site request forgery. An 'alertDismissed' token is used to prevent certain alerts from re-appearing if they have been dismissed.
We use Matomo cookies to improve the website performance by capturing information such as browser and device types. The data from this cookie is anonymised.
Cookies are used to help distinguish between humans and bots on contact forms on this website.
A cookie is used to store your cookie preferences for this website.Cookies that are not necessary to make the website work, but which enable additional functionality, can also be set. By default these cookies are disabled, but you can choose to enable them below: