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Art & Design Curriculum Intent

 

Children will be taught Art & Design through the creative curriculum which covers specific themes each term.  The activities planned build upon the prior learning of the children.  All children of all abilities are given the opportunity to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding.   Activities are planned to enthuse and inspire children to develop their creativity. 

Children will use a wide range of materials creatively to design and make products.  They will use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.

Children will develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.  They will learn about at range of great artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and make links to their own work.

Children will be taught to develop their techniques, including control and use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increased awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design.

 

D.T  Curriculum Intent

 

Children will be taught Design & Technology through the creative curriculum which covers specific themes each term.  The activities planned build upon the prior learning of the children.  All children of all abilities are given the opportunity to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding.   Children are encouraged to become autonomous and creative problem solvers, both as individuals and as a team.  Activities are planned to enthuse and inspire children to develop their creativity. 

Children will be taught to develop their creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks, confidently and enthusiastically, to help them to participate successfully in an ever increasingly technological world.

They will build and apply a repertoire of knowledge, understanding and skills in order to design and make high-quality prototypes and products for a wide range of users and will be able to critique, evaluate and test their ideas and products and the work of others. Children will be taught to understand and apply the principles of nutrition and learn how to cook a range of recipes using the correct tools safely and confidently.


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