We want all of our children to be open minded, independent, respectful, resilient, active, creative and forward thinking when learning about Earth Art, Colour Creations, African Art, Aboriginal Art, Super Sculptures, Henri Rousseau, Indian Art, Plant Art, Vincent Van Gogh, Jewellery Designers, Sonia Delaunay, Famous Buildings, Chinese Art, C.S. Lowry, A Sense of Place, Monet, Street Art and Expressing Yourself.
In every Art lesson, teachers use baseline assessments to regularly assess what the children know as the topic progresses and inform their future planning.
Assessment information is integral to our monitoring cycle. Our monitoring cycle is developed at the beginning of each academic year. Monitoring in Art includes: lesson observations, book scrutinies and pupil voice.
For our sense of place topic, Year 5 have been to the Tate Liverpool to look at the optical illusions art gallery. We discovered lots of famous artists such as Damien Hirst. The children also enjoyed the Jim Lambie famous floor.
Year 5 busy making a surrealist painting. They were inspired by a painting by Frida Khalo .
We have discussed the meaning of surrealism and how it became very fashionable in the early 1920s.
Many artists have used surrealism and some still incorporate in works today.
Year 2 had been enjoying a very interesting story about a dragon. We made our own super structures - the skills we all used were cutting out from the card, folding card to make a dragon body and coluring using precision in the lines.
The challenge was weaving and to use a paper grid in the shape of an animal. We had to weave through the lines to create a woven effect in paper.
We have been using recycled materials from home and around school.
Our children are becoming artists at Lawrence by developing: