Howletch Lane
Primary School


Children will develop their understanding of the visual language of art with effective teaching and considered sequences of lessons and experiences. Understanding of the visual elements of art and design (line, tone, texture, colour, pattern, shape, 3D form) will be developed by providing a curriculum which will enable children to reach their full potential.   

We teach a skills-based art curriculum, which gives opportunities for children to express their creative imagination and use artwork to record ideas, observations and experiences. Through delivering a spiral curriculum, children are given the opportunity to practise and develop mastery in the key processes of art: drawing, painting, printing, textiles and sculpture.  

Sketchbooks are used effectively across KS1 and KS2 here at Howletch Primary School and are invaluable when auditing current provision and can provide a record of the children’s learning and progress of art in school. Although this is not an expectation for KS1, all children have somewhere to express their ideas and develop techniques learnt. Children will take their sketchbooks with them at the end of the year to their new class where they will continue to expand on techniques and their appreciation of artists’ work.   


Upon entry into the school, children’s art can be seen on display, giving them ownership of their educational environment and celebrating their art achievements. All staff take responsibility for developing arts and culture within the school and are held accountable for this through regular audits and sketchbook scrutinies.  

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