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Art and Design – Year 5


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Developing, planning and communicating ideas

Working with tools, equipment, materials and components to make quality products

Evaluating processes and products

I use marks and line to produce texture.I can plan and use shading for mood and feelings.
I can use line, tone, shape and colour in figure.
I can plan accurate print designs for a given criteria.
I can use a sketch book to develop my ideas.
I can select and use a variety of materials to create mood and feelings in my work.I can use printing techniques/equipment with increasing accuracy.
I use a sketch book to sort, discuss and compare ideas.
I can work with clay and other mouldable materials.
I can use textile and sewing in my work.
I can describe how/why techniques work.I can talk about my work and things that other people have done.
I can offer ideas to improve my work and others work.
I can work collaboratively.
I can select materials and tools and give reasons for my decisions.

Breadth of study

Drawing & painting

Printing & sketch books

3D/Collage & textiles


I can identify and draw simple objects.
I can use marks and lines to produce texture.
I can use shading to create mood and feeling.
I organise line, tone, shape and colour to represent figures.
I can explain why I chosen specific materials.
I can create a range of moods in paintings.
I can express emotions through painting and sketches.

I can print using a number of colours.I can create a print design to meet a given criteria.I can print onto different materials.
Sketch books
I keep notes in a sketch book to show how work might develop.
I use a sketch book to compare and discuss ideas with others.
I can sculpt clay and other mouldable materials.
I can use textile and sewing skills as part of a project.
I cab combine visual and tactile qualities to express mood and emotion.

Possible topics

Possible topics

Possible topics


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