Further information on how we plan for progression across the school can be found in our Art Curriculum Map.

Art Curriculum Statement (3 I’s)


Art at Hutton is based on developing the mastery of artistic skills and understanding. Throughout their time at the school children study the work of contemporary and historic artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work and learning about great artists, architects and designers in history.

In KS1 children learn to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products. They use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination. They develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space, learning to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products

KS2 pupils learn to create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas. They learn to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials (for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay).