Art lessons offer children a new way to explore the world around them, and is another means by which they can express their ideas and process their thoughts.
Bloomsbury Curriculum Basics: Teaching Primary Art and Design extends the National Curriculum requirements for art and design and provides a framework for teaching the five main skills for making art: drawing, painting, collage, printing and sculpture. Through carefully planned lesson frameworks and additional online resources, pupils can explore ideas and express their skills visually and verbally using subject-specific vocabulary.
From resourcing and planning to teaching lessons, this all-in-one guide includes a full-colour plate section of famous artworks are cross-curricular reference links. It is ideal for you and your class to embrace the world of art and design.
Emily Gopaul has over ten years' experience teaching and leading on art in Inner -London schools and designing curricula and resources. She has taught in both the state and private sector and at secondary and primary level. Emily develops art curricula for schools that incorporate elements of visual literacy and art history as well as supporting the development of practical skills, techniques and creativity. She is currently Curriculum Leader of Art at Trinity Academy in South West London.