Art and Design in Year 2:
In Year 1 and 2 in Art Pupils should be taught:
- to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products
- to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
- to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
- about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.
Year 2 Children can:
- I can choose and use three different grades of pencil when drawing.
- I can use charcoal, pencil and pastel to create art.
- I can use a viewfinder to focus on a specific part of an artefact before drawing it.
- I can mix paint to create all the secondary colours.
- I can create brown with paint.
- I can create tints with paint by adding white.
- I can create tones with paint by adding black.
- I can create a printed piece of art by pressing, rolling, rubbing and stamping.
- I can make a clay pot.
- I can join two clay finger pots together.
- I can use different effects within an IT paint package.
- I can suggest how artists have used colour, pattern and shape.
- I can create a piece of art in response to the work of another artist.
In Year 1 and 2 in Design Pupils should be taught:
When designing and making, pupils should be taught to:
- Design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
- Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology
- Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing]
- Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
- Explore and evaluate a range of existing products
- Evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
- Build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable
- Explore and use mechanisms [for example, levers, sliders, wheels and axles], in their products.
In cooking and nutrition at KS1
Pupils should be taught to:
Key stage 1
- Use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes
- Understand where food comes from.
Year 2 children can:
- I can think of an idea and plan what to do next.
- I can choose tools and materials and explain why I have chosen them.
- I can join materials and components in different ways.
- I can explain what went well with my work.
- I can explain why I have chosen specific textiles.
- I can measure materials to use in a model or structure.
- I can describe the ingredients I am using.