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Art and Design



  • Lessons are linked to both the National Curriculum and the Cornerstones projects followed by each class/year group.
  • All lessons are carefully planned to ensure that a broad range of art media and techniques are explored each year, with attention being paid to development and progression of knowledge and skills.
  • A range of media and resources are available for use in lessons.
  • Children are encouraged to explore, express, develop and evaluate their own ideas.
  • Children’s’ work is be systematically recorded, discussed and evaluated.


  • Teachers feel confident and supported in presenting well planned lessons that ensure development and progression of knowledge and skills.
  • Art and design learning is enjoyed by pupils across school.
  • All children learn about and explore broad range of art media, skills and techniques.
  • Children feel supported and able to improve their resilience and perseverance by continually evaluating and improving their work.
  • Quality work/evidence is celebrated and presented in a variety of ways.
  • Children are confident and able to talk about art and design, and about different artists and designers.
  • Children become more confident in analysing their work and giving their opinion on their own and other works of art and design.
  • Children can reflect on and talk about the impact of art and design on our daily lives and on the wider world.
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