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Art 2018/19 Yearly Overview





Year 1


Using a variety of media to produce self- portraits. Developing basic skills.

L.S. Lowry

Building up a picture, learning about the layers- background, foreground etc.

Around the world- looking at and recreating artwork from different countries.

Year 2


Learn sculpting skills and apply to create a variety of sculptures from clay.


Flower pressing and still life drawing.

Fire of London

Looking at cold and hot colours, colour mixing.

Year 3

Still life

Observational drawings of seascapes and autumn leaves.

Cave paintings

(linked to Stone age history topic)


Egyptian art

Produce Egyptian collars

Year 4


Exploring the work of David Hockney. Learning skills needed to produce artwork in a similar style.

Still Life

Fruits and Vegetables- observational art using various media.

Water Art

Study artists who use water within their work. Create paintings with water colours.

Year 5

Harvest perspective pictures/paintings to tie in with Harvest festival performance.


Rainforest animal masks
Diorama of a rainforest scene.

Investigating the artist-Henri Rousseau.


Year 6

Still life

Insects- using drawing skills to include fine detail.

Pop art

Studying famous pop artists, then producing own work in pop art style.


Exploring the style of this famous artist and produce work inspired by his style.