Art Coverage Document

This document shows the Core Knowledge, Wider Knowledge and Skills each year group cover.

Core knowledge is the key knowledge that builds year upon year to build strong Artistic development. The wider knowledge builds our children’s cultural capital and understanding of the world and the skills allow children to develop transferable skills to apply across different contexts alongside their newly acquired knowledge.

Art Policy

Please read our art policy for more information about what art looks like at Saint Patrick’s.

What you can do to develop art at home

Visit local galleries e.g. Backlit Gallery, Nottingham Contemporary, New Art Exchange, Lakeside Arts

Visit local sites and create your own natural artwork like Andy Goldsworthy e.g. Sherwood Forest, Holme Pierrepoint, Colwick Park

These websites will also help your art development: – blog for home art lessons from an art teacher – art ideas to do at home – ideas for parents at home – inspire with the use of everyday materials – Tate Modern Museum – The Nottingham Contempory Art Museum – Nottingham Castle Art Museum – Natural world inspired art – find art museums

Special Art Events in School

In the Summer term we hold a fabulous art week in school with a whole school theme, visiting artists and a wonderful art exhibition. Unfortunately, we’ve been unable to hold in this academic year but that just means our plans for Summer 2021 are getting even bigger! We can’t wait!

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