Art, craft and design
Learning art at Boxmoor Primary School is all about being creative, learning about inspirational artists and creating art work through the use of different media and techniques. The National Curriculum has been divided up amongst the year groups with respect to appropriateness of content at different ages and natural curriculum links with other subjects. We have recently worked collaboratively in order to include more 3D work into our curriculum.
We focus our teaching for each art unit on an overarching question that we revisit at the end of the teaching. This is in order for the children to now answer the question posed using the knowledge they have gained.
Embedded in the units are:
The following are the units that the children currently learn within each year group and each overarching question:
Creating closed shapes with continuous line
Use these shapes to represent objects.
Represent faces with circles and details.
Use drawing to represent movement or loud noises.
Show different emotions in their drawings.
Explore colour and colour mixing.
Explore, use and refine a variety of artist effects to express their ideas and feelings.
Return to and build upon previous learning, refining ideas and developing their ability to represent them.
Create collaboratively sharing ideas, resources and skills.
Architect Shigeru Ban
Pieter Bruegel- Children’s games picture
Aboriginal dot art
Great fire of London pictures
Wire sculptures of flowers Yayoi Kusaama
Tinga Tinga paintings
Bio, eco, canotyptopic, relief printing.
Eqyptian Art Pharoahs
Clay and plaster fossils
Jewellery Elena Fernandez
Andy Goldsworthy Sculpture
Emma Briggs – Mosaic artist
Travel Posters – trains vintage
Andy Warhol pop art
Ansel Adams – photography
Viking sculpture dragon
LS Lowry WWII sketching
Greek Theatre Masks
Computer generated design for a Greek repetitive piece of textiles
Hokusai – Night light sculpture
If you, or someone you know, has knowledge or experience connected to one or more of the units that we study please contact the art coordinator, who would be pleased to welcome further contributions to our learning.