Art and Design
Statement of Intent
Our intent at Parkdale is that every child embraces their inner artist, to value the impact of art within our lives and to stimulate curiousity, creativity and imagination. Our Art and Design curriculum provides children of all abilities with opportunities to communicate what they see, feel and think through the use of colour, texture, form, pattern, different materials and processes.
Reception began their celebration of the jubilee finding out about the Commonwealth and the community of countries. We chose and drew our favourite flag, some of us chose the flags of countries that are important to us, like Pakistan, some of us chose fun flags, like...
Year 2 combined their work on Sustainable development with Art. They have learnt about a weaving artist called Annie Albers. She used yarns to weave with but we recycled our old plastic carrier bags and created continual weaving pictures. We used the skills from...
Please don’t forget to send your child with a hat and a drink bottle when the sun is shining. We love to learn outdoors. IMG_2455 IMG_2461
Year 5 have been developing their drawing skills watching 'how to' videos. They have been focusing on drawing realistic features in preparation for drawing a refugee, inspired by Hannah Thomas. Some even listened to music whilst they worked.
On our most recent trip to Gedling County Park we were investigating the outdoors and looking closely in nature for all of the colours of the rainbow. Some of the colours were easy to spot, but for some we really had to be very observant. We loved comparing the...
Art and Design Gallery
Art Documents & Resources
Projects & Homework
STEAM Week March 2021
Whole School Art Project - The Natural World June 2021
Free Stock Photos & Videos
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