Subject Lead - Miss K.Lyon
At Priory Lane Community School, we are all artists!
At Priory Lane Community School, our art and design curriculum aims to instil a love of creativity. It engages, inspires and challenges pupils, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to experiment, invent and create their own works of art, craft and design. Learning about famous art, artists, craftspeople and designers, regardless of gender, creed or culture, develops the children’s knowledge of the world.
The national curriculum for art and design aims to ensure that all pupils:
At Priory Lane Community School, art and design knowledge and skills have been carefully mapped across each phase to ensure developmental progression. Our curriculum is based around the elements of art- colour, tone, pattern, texture, line, perspective, shape, and form - which allows children to make connections, and remember skills they have been previously taught. The implementation of the curriculum ensures a balanced coverage of working with different media, including pencils, paint, clay and textiles. Links are made to artists and designers to engage the children and develop their knowledge of art and craft across different times and cultures.
The art and design curriculum at Priory Lane Community School looks like: