Art & Design

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Curriculum Drivers

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Our vision for learning (Quoted from Teaching and Learnin policy)

The vision for our school is to provide our children with the best possible start in life through the provision of a vibrant, engaging and relevant curriculum where children are challenged and inspired to excel. We strive to develop a community of life-long learners who are ready to succeed in the 21st century.


Art & Design is a vital part of the Primary curriculum as it provides a means of expression for all children, regardless of their competence in verbal and written communication. It is a practical subject which stimulates creativity and imagination through the use of a wide range of materials. Art is very effective as a cross-curricular link, adding to children’s experiences and depth of understanding in other areas of their learning, from creating their own artwork and artefacts. As pupils progress, they should be able to think critically and develop a more rigorous understanding of art and design. They should also know how art and design both reflect and shape our history, and contribute to the culture, creativity and wealth of our nation.


Art & Design Intent, Implementation & Impact


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Art & Design Progression of Skills

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Curriculum Enrichment in Art & Design

During the week the children at Wales Primary School have the opportunity to attend drawing and colouring lunchtime clubs.

They are able to practice the skills learnt during Art & Design lessons as well as developing their creativity.


Throughout the school year children are given opportunities to develop their Art & Design skills by entering whole school drawing and designing competitions.

The next Art & Design competition will be our…

Christmas 2023 colouring competition

If you would like to enter you will need to design a new Christmas bauble. 

Your teacher will give you your entry sheet after October half term. 


There will be 4 winners (1 for FS2, 1 for Y1/2, 1 for Y3/4 & 1 for Y5/6).


To find out more information about the National Curriculum for this subject & others, please click here


Books to support our learning in Art & Design

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