Year 1 Art and Design

Autumn Term

Make your mark- Drawing

In this topic pupils will explore mark-making and line; working and experimenting with different materials through observational and collaborative pieces.

  1. To know how to create different types of lines.

  2. To explore line and mark-making to draw water.

  3. To draw with different media. *

  4. To develop an understanding of mark-making.

  5. To apply an understanding of drawing materials and mark-making to draw from observation.

National Curriculum Objectives

  • To learn about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.

  • To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.

  • To evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design.

  • To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.

  • To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.

Spring Term

Colour Splash- Painting & mixed media

In this topic pupils will explore colour mixing through paint play, using a range of tools to paint on different surfaces and creating paintings inspired by Clarice Cliff and Jasper Johns.

  1. To investigate how to mix secondary colours.

  2. To apply knowledge of colour mixing when painting.

  3. To explore colour when printing.

  4. To experiment with paint mixing to make a range of secondary colours.

  5. To apply their painting skills when working in the style of an artist.*

National Curriculum Objectives

  • To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.

  • To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.

  • To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.

  • To learn about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.

Summer Term

Paper Play- Sculpture & 3D

In this topic pupils will create simple three dimensional shapes and structures using familiar materials, children develop skills in manipulating paper and card. They fold, roll and scrunch materials to make their own sculptures.

  1. To roll paper to make 3D structures.

  2. To shape paper to make a 3D drawing.

  3. To apply paper-shaping skills to make an imaginative sculpture.

  4. To work collaboratively to plan and create a sculpture.

  5. To apply painting skills when working in 3D.

National Curriculum Objectives

  • To use drawing, 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, texture, line, shape, form and space.

  • To learn about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.

  • To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.

Art & Design Day

Embellishments- Craft & Design (Coming soon)

In this topic pupils will develop skills in measuring, cutting and adding patterns and decoration to create a range of decorative items such as jewellery and headpieces inspired by different cultures. They will select materials to make things from their imaginations as well as recreate things they have seen.

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