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Nurture, Cherish, Succeed


"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all"


Coverage and Progression in Year 5


Drawing : I Need Space

This unit focuses on understanding retrofuturism, developing skills in evaluating images and creating art through various drawing processes, including collagraph printmaking. It emphasises the development of pupils' independent artistic skills and their ability to generate, test, and refine ideas in their sketchbooks, leading to a final piece of artwork. 

Painting and Mixed Media

Painting and Mixed Media : Portraits

Investigating self-portraits by a range of artists, children use photographs of themselves as a starting point for developing their own unique self-portraits in mixed-media.

Sculpture and 3D

Sculpture and 3D: Interactive installation

Learning about the features of installation art and how it can communicate a message; exploring the work of Cai Guo-Qiang and discovering how our life experiences can inspire our art; investigating how scale, location and interactive elements affect the way visitors experience installation art.

Craft and Design

Craft and design: Architecture

Investigating the built environment through drawing and printmaking, learning about the work of architect Zaha Hadid, creatively presenting research on artist Hundertwasser and exploring the symbolism of monument design.

Year 5 Associated Vocabulary

Year 5's at work .... coming soon!