Art at Chesterton Primary School



Curriculum Intent


At Chesterton Primary school we value Art and Design and the opportunities that it provides for our children to be creative and to express themselves. This is a key part of the children’s entitlement to a broad and balanced curriculum. 

Children will be given a range of experiences including; drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, textiles and 3D. As children progress through the school, the art curriculum allows them to build upon prior knowledge and skills, giving them opportunities to apply them to a new context. 


Through hands on experiences we aim to create a love of art in which children as artists are inspired by a wide range of famous artists from all over the world, given opportunities to develop techniques using a range of mediums and can reflect and evaluate their work. 



Our Art Branches are:



3. Evaluate


5. Investigate

6. Inspiration


National Curriculum

We follow the Primary National Curriculum for Art and Design.


Curriculum Implementation

At Chesterton Primary, Art and Design is a fundamental part of teaching and learning and is taught from EYFS to Year 6. Children in the Early Years are encouraged to be creative, use their imaginations and explore using a range of media and materials. We use deliver our Art Scheme of Work alongside the National Curriculum to support our planning and teaching of Art and Design in Year 1-6. 

Art and Design is taught on a half termly basis which alternates with Design and Technology. 


Art Long Term Plan

Art Key Concepts

Art Progression

Art Medium Term Plan Examples


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