Art and Design & Technology

At Stratford St Mary Primary School, we believe through high-quality planning, teaching and assessing, the Art and Design & Technology curriculum will provide a range of opportunities (as part of our broad and balanced curriculum) which

  • Gives pupils the opportunity to produce creative work, exploring their ideas and recording their experiences through engaging and exciting topics
  • Allows our pupils to create work with individuality and creativity and evaluate their own and the work of others
  • Allow pupils to become proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and other art, craft and design techniques and to evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design
  • Gives pupils the opportunity to know about great artists, craft makers and designers, and understand the historical and cultural development of their art forms. 

Art and Design & Technology in the News

Greek Pottery

Greek Pottery

Our history topic this half term was based on the Ancient Greeks and we investigated the question 'Were the Greeks similar to us'.  We researched this topic in great detail and realised there were both similarities and differences; the Greeks were much more gruesome...

Moving Pictures

Moving Pictures

In DT the children have enjoyed creating 'Moving Dinosaur Pictures'. The children used levers and hinges to make their pictures move. They thought about the tools and materials they needed and the skills they needed to use. The children also created a lovely...

Crafting Clay

Crafting Clay

This half term Kingfishers Class have been learning about dinosaurs. In Art the children have been using clay. They have created their own dinosaur fossils and their own dinosaur models. The children have learnt different techniques while using the clay - rolling,...

Egyptian Death Mask Making in DT

Egyptian Death Mask Making in DT

The Woodpeckers have been creating death masks in DT. The children took inspiration from Tutankhamun's death mask when designing their own. They created their masks by covering a balloon with paper mache, cutting it in half and attaching a cardboard head dress. The...

Cooking Club

Cooking Club

The children were ready for their next cooking club session. The children listened carefully to instructions, washed their hands and put an apron on. This week the children made potato salad and jam swirls. They practised their cutting, mixing and spreading skills....

Pizza and Fruit Salad

Pizza and Fruit Salad

In cooking club this week the children created their own pitta bread pizzas. They selected the toppings they wanted on their pizzas and got busy cutting, spreading and sprinkling. They also made a colourful fruit salad. The pizzas and fruit salad looked delicious!...

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