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Progression

Nursery

Reception

Drawing

 

 

  • Make marks using pencils and crayons
  • Understands that they can use lines to enclose a space, and then begin to use these shapes to represent objects
  • Attempts to draw people
  • Extend the variety of drawing materials/tools to include chalk and some pastels
  • Uses more control and purpose when using tools to make marks
  • Investigate different lines created by using different materials
  • Communicate something about their self in their drawing
  • Encourage accurate drawings of people

 

Painting

 

  • Explores colour and how colour can be changed by mixing (not formally)
  • Choose a tool e.g. fingers, hands, brush

 

  • Able to name colours
  • Explores what happens when primary colours are mixed
  • Paints a picture of something they can see
  • Can communicate something about their self in their painting

Printing

  • Use hands and fingers to make marks on paper
  • Make prints of hands/fingers using paint on paper and know it represents their own form
  • Chooses colours to use

3D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Handling, feeling and enjoying manipulating materials
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  • Experimenting by construction and destroying 
  • Experiment with malleable materials

 

  • Beginning to be interested in and describe the texture of things
  • Constructs with a purpose in mind using a variety of resources  
  • Realises that tools can be used for a purpose
  • Add texture by using tools (clay, dough, plasticine)
  • Make simple joins
  • To begin to recognise the difference between 2D and 3D forms

Collage

  • Able to contribute to a collaboration structured by adults
  • Explores a variety of materials
  • Choose, place and stick materials

Use of IT

  • Use fingers to trace lines and make irregular shapes on touch screen
  • Use ‘Colour Magic/ 2simple’ to create a picture with support 

Progression

Year 1

Year 2

Drawing

 

 

  • Extend the variety of drawing materials/tools to include different grade pencils, a range of oil pastels and felt pens
  • Draw lines of different shapes and thickness for a purpose
  • Use drawing to tell a story
  • Observe and draw landscapes
  • Improves anatomy of people

 

  • Extend the variety of drawing materials to include charcoal
  • Experiment with materials and surfaces
  • Show patterns and texture in drawings
  • Create different tones using light and dark
  • Create moods in drawing
  • Compare results of different materials and choose most effective
  • Can represent people credibly

Painting

 

  • Experiment with tones using light and dark
  • Paint a picture of something they can see applying detail
  • Uses thick and thin brushes as appropriate 
  • Able to name the primary colours red, yellow, blue and explores mixing to create a secondary colour

 

  • Can create moods in paintings
  • Paint a picture of something they can see, increasing detail and perspective
  • Able to name primary colours and mix to make secondary colours (green, purple, orange) unaided

 

Printing

  • Able to print with sponge, leaves, other objects
  • Print onto paper and card
  • Create repeating patterns using shapes

 

  • Design own printing block
  • Begin to design a tessellation tile 

 

3D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • To feel and describe a variety of textures
  • Able to compare and contrast textures and surfaces
  • Manipulate materials to achieve a planned effect
  • Add several textures by using different tools
  • Make different kinds of shapes
  • Cut, roll and coil materials such as clay,
  • Weave with fabric and thread
  • Understands difference between 2D and 3D forms

 

  • Able to sort and group materials and choose for appropriate purpose
  • Use appropriate vocabulary to describe textures
  • Habitats – design and build
  • Awareness of natural and man-made forms
  • Design and make item using weaving with fabric and thread
  • Design and make a clay boat
  • Replicate pattern and texture
  • Express personal experiences and ideas

Collage

  • Cut and tear paper and card
  • Create individual and group collages
  • Gather and sort materials needed
  • Use different kinds of materials and explain reason for choice

 

Use of IT

  • Use ‘Colour Magic/2simple’ to create a picture independently
  • Use simple IT mark-making tools e.g. brush and pen tools
  • Able to edit own work to make improvements
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