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Art & Design

         Miss J Cullen
     Art & Design Leader

At Lytchett Matravers Primary School children are taught a wide range of artistic skills, techniques and knowledge in order for them to experiment, invent and create their own pieces of art, craft and design.

They are also taught how art and design has shaped our history and contribute to culture, creativity and wealth of our nation.

Pupils in Key Stage 1 are taught;

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

  • 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.

Pupils in Key Stage 2 are taught;

  • To create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas.

  • 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

  • About great artists, architects and designers in history.         


You can download our Curriculum Map for all subjects by clicking on the document below.  This document clearly outlines the key learning objectives for Art & Design in every year group.