Year 6 Art and Design

Autumn Term

Art & Design Skills

In this topic pupils will investigate great impressionists paintings; use drawing for relaxation; create repeating patterns using their zentangle designs; making a hat and learn about the work of Edward Hopper.

  1. To research and adopt the style of a famous group of painters.
  2. To use repeated patterns to create artwork.
  3. To create a repeated pattern through printing.
  4. To design and make a prototype as part of a group.
  5. To analyse and evaluate artwork.

National Curriculum Objectives

  • To improve their mastery of Art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay].
  • Become proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and other art, craft and design techniques.
  • Evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design.

Spring Term

Make my voice heard

In this topic pupils will evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design; create 3D forms in clay; develop drawing and painting skills; develop understanding of line, tone and 3D form; design ideas for the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square; learn about Kathe Kolwitz’s portraits, Picasso’s compositions, Wallinger’s sculptures and Graffiti and correct and improve outcomes.

  1. To create graffiti art.
  2. To draw emotions.
  3. To create an impactful piece of art.
  4. To produce a finished piece of art.
  5. To create a sculpture.

National Curriculum Objectives

  • Pupils should be taught to develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design.
  • To improve their mastery of Art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay].
  • About great artists, architects and designers in history.

Summer Term

Photography

In this topic pupils will create fun and inspirational art using photography, photomontage and drawing methods; develop skills in making art through digital processes; create works of art through cutting, tearing and ripping images; express ideas about art through messages, graphics, text and images; learn about the work of Hannah Hoch, Jenny Holzer and Edvard Munch and critically discuss their own and other's work, adapting and improve work as it progresses.

  1. To create a photo montage using secondary source photographs.
  2. To use text and image together to create meaningful and powerful photo posters.
  3. To understand abstract art through photography.
  4. To develop a self portrait from a photograph and translate it into a drawing.
  5. To replicate the mood and expression of a painting through photography.

National Curriculum Objectives

  • Become proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and other art, craft and design techniques.
  • Evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design.
  • To improve their mastery of art and design techniques.

Art & Design Day

Still Life

In this topic pupils will use a range of drawing techniques to create personal interpretations of familiar objects and memories; develop techniques, including control and use of materials, including negative drawings; learn about line and tone through drawing; produce personal interpretations of cherished objects; investigate the work of Cezanne, Fumke and Nicholson and critically review results and outcomes in light of evaluation.

  1. To sketch ideas for a still life study.
  2. To draw a still life study in charcoal.
  3. To draw using a negative medium.
  4. To paint a still life study in colour.
  5. To create a box to showcase my work.

National Curriculum Objectives

  • Develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design.
  • Use the sketchbook to make observations and preparatory drawings.
  • Improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay].