Ashton Under Hill First School

Shaping Bright Futures Together





  • Express self through different media and techniques
  • Develop a range of artistic skills
  • Appreciate artists from different ages and cultures



At Ashton under Hill First School we follow a rolling programme of Topics which are adapted to cover the requirements of the National Curriculum and inform our Art projects. 

Each of the topics allow for a range of activities addressing skills, appreciation of art and the study of artists. 

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When our pupils leave KS2, they should be able to: 

  • Record their ideas in a variety of different ways using a range of media and techniques.
  • In Key Stage 2, produce a working sketchbook showing progression of skills
  • Develop their practical skills and select how best to use art resources effectively.
  • Produce thoughtful responses to the study of artists. 
  • Use a range of different materials and techniques to generate 2D and 3D artwork.
  • Respond to artists’ work from a range of ages and cultures.