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

Glitter, Glitter Everywhere!

Glitter, Glitter Everywhere!

Woodpeckers children got creative last week making some beautiful decorations for their classroom. Lots of Design and Technology skills were used as well as a variety of material to create different decorations. The classroom now looks very festive! [gallery...

Christmas Challenges

Christmas Challenges

The Reception children have been given lots of challenges to complete this week. They had to colour in Santa's clothes, cut them out and dress Santa. They were asked to decorate the Christmas tree by colouring in decorations, cutting them out and sticking them on...

Building Rooms for the Titanic

Building Rooms for the Titanic

As part of our half term topic based on 'The Titanic', the Swans children started to construct their Titanic rooms. Lots of Design and Technology skills were used - including using the saws!  

Fizzing Fireworks

Fizzing Fireworks

The children in Kingfishers Class have been learning about Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night. The children were introduced to Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot in History. The children learnt key facts about Guy Fawkes and about his involvement in the Gunpowder plot. The...

Pretty Poppies

Pretty Poppies

Miss Jones and the children discussed Remembrance Day. Miss Jones told the children all about why we wear poppies. The children watched a short CBeebies animation. (It sees war as experienced by animals in a WWI battlefields). After playtime the children joined the...

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...

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