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Art and Design – Year 6


Download our Year 6 Art and Design curriculum here.

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 .
I can plan the print methods I want to use
I can give detailed reasons for my choices.
I can use a sketch book to develop my ideas.
I annotate my work in my sketch books.
I can select and use a variety of materials to create mood and feelings in my work.
I can use printing techniques/equipment with accuracy.
I use a sketch book to sort, discuss and compare ideas.
I can work with clay and other mouldable materials in varying scales.
I can select a variety of materials giving reasons for decisions.
I can describe how/why specific techniques work.
I can talk about my work and that was successful.
I can offer ideas to help others improve their work.
I can work collaboratively.
I can select materials and tools and give detailed reasons for my decisions.

Breadth of study

Drawing & painting

Printing & sketch books

3D/Collage & textiles

I can sketch to communicate emotions with increasing accuracy and imagination.
I can explain why I have combined different tools or specific techniques.

I can use a wide range of techniques and give reasons for choices.

I can look carefully at the methods I use and make decisions about the effectiveness..

Sketch books
Use my sketch book to make notes.
I can explain my work and how it will develop.
I annotate my sketch books.

I can create work which is open to interpretation by the audience.
I can work in a range of scales.
I can include visual and tactile elements.

I can talk about chosen materials.
I can combine pattern, tone and shape.

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