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Ashbourne Primary Artists!
All the photographs to show you what we are up to art can be found here!

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Art at Ashbourne Primary School promotes creativity, a love of self expression and collaborative participation.

Our work is underpinned by our vision and aims: ‘Nurturing aspiration through happy, creative learning’. Our PRAISE aims are at the heart of every lesson and our focus on the removal of barriers to learning is firmly embedded into all areas of the Art curriculum.

At Ashbourne Primary School children will progressively learn the skills to be able to expressive themselves creatively in personal projects. They will take part in whole-school collaborative projects, where each child participates in producing artwork with a common theme, and learn about great artists and designers. Children are encouraged to have a greater ownership over the appearance of common areas by contributing to the design and creation of displays. An annual art week gives further wonderful opportunities for building knowledge and practising skills.

Art and Design Scheme of Work

Art and Design Scheme of Work 2020


We have been using the work of other artists and learning to draw portraits. Pop art based on the work of Andy Warhol


 Work based on Escher  Our work based on Kandinsky



Experimenting with fineliner techniques


Watercolour techniques

We have been learning to identify primary colours and then mix them to make secondary colours. We’ll be using this skill later on in the half term to create our own Tingatinga African artwork