Art & Design

Purpose of study


Art, craft and design embody some of the highest forms of human creativity. A high-quality art and design education should engage, inspire and challenge pupils, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to experiment, invent and create their own works of art, craft and design. 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.


                                                             The National Curriculum in England: Key stages One and Two framework document,2013, pg 177.


Essential Learning Objectives


  • To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.
  • To develop a wide range or art and design techniques.
  • To develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.
  • To develop an understanding of a range of artists, craft makers and designers.
  • To create a personal sketchbook to record their observations and use them to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas.
  • To use a range of ICT software and equipment to research, create, produce and edit their work.



Useful Documents