St. Barnabas Church of England Primary School

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Our Art leader has designed a curriculum that allows pupils to explore a variety of artists and style. By the end of their time here the children at St Barnabas will be able to talk about and recall works by different artists and from different eras.

Art Intent Statement

Art Golden Threads

Throughout their time at St Barnabas the pupils will explore different artists in each year group as they progress through the phases. Below you can see the artists they will study and emulate in each year.

EYFS: Henri Matisse

Year 1: Niki de Saint Phalle

Year 2: Andy Goldsworthy

Year 3: Elizabeth Blackadder & Karl Blosfeldt

Year 4: Quentin Blake Illustration

Year 5: Louise Bourgois

Year 6: Holbein self-portraits