St Philip Westbrook C of E Primary School

St Philip Westbrook C of E Primary School"Together we aim high and with God's love we can fly"

Art & Design

Art & Design Curriculum

Art & Design Policy

Art & Design Progression of Milestones

‘He has filled them with skill to do all kinds of work as engravers, designers, embroiderers in blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen, and weavers – all of them skilled workers and designers.’ Exodus 35:35

 What does the curriculum for Art and Design aim to achieve?

  • To embed Christian values throughout the teaching and learning of Art and Design.
  • To provide an ambitious and inspirational knowledge and skills-rich art education that is memorable and meaningful, enabling the very best outcomes in Art and Design.
  • To become proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and other art, craft and design techniques.
  • To know about and foster enjoyment, satisfaction and purpose in studying a range of artists, designers and craft makers.
  • To understand the historical and cultural development of their art forms and produce work inspired by these people.
  • To foster an enjoyment of the visual, tactile and other sensory dimensions of the natural and manmade environment.
  • To enable pupils to become visually literate: to understand and use art as means of communication.
  • To promote children’s enjoyment of art and to develop confidence and a sense of achievement through the acquisition of knowledge and skills and through the creative process.
  • To stimulate each child’s creativity and imagination and provide opportunities to explore and record their ideas.
  • Evaluate and analyse creative works using the language and vocabulary of art, craft and design.