Art and Design Year 1

Art and Design in Year 1:

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 1 Children can:

  • I can show how people feel in paintings and drawings.
  • I can create moods in art work.
  • I can use pencils to create lines of different thickness in drawings.
  • I can name the primary and secondary colours.
  • I can create a repeating pattern in print.
  • I can cut, roll and coil materials.
  • I can use IT to create a picture.
  • I can describe what I can see and give an opinion about the work of an artist.
  • I can ask questions about a piece of art.




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