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Art and Design

Welcome to the Art and Design page!

Below you will find the national curriculum for Art and Design which we follow as well as examples of work the children have produced through exciting learning experiences. 

"Art is not just a subject to learn, but an activity that you can practise with your hands, your eyes, your whole personality." Quentin Blake

Mrs Down is the subject leader for Art and Design and would be happy to answer any questions you might have. If you have any art resources you no longer need at home we are always very grateful for donations. Similarly if you are able to support the teaching of our art curriculum and would like to volunteer your time, please make contact with me through the office. 

National Curriculum Art and Design


Have a look at the exciting things happening in Art and Design: 


June 2020 - In school some of our Year 6 children have been learning how to use different dyes on textiles. They have created some very colourful t-shirts and socks!


May 2020
- During the school closures our children have continued to engage in art activities and competitions. Our latest competition was won by Austin in Year R for his fantastic tractor creation. Well done! 


March 2020 - On the last day of school before lockdown our community came together to create a fantastic rainbow display for our school gates. A big thank you to all of the staff who organised this and spent time creating the finished piece. 


December 2019 - Birch Class have been joined by local artist James Aldridge to take part in the Ash Tree Stream project which is an Arts Council and Lottery funded project. We will be working in close partnership with Chapel Arts Studio and Andover Trees United. 


You can find out more about the project by following the Ash Tree Stream blog. 

November 2019 - During their trip to Marwell Zoo, Year 3 took some time to pause by the penguin enclosure and use their sketching skills to capture some live penguins!



November 2018 - We participated in a project run by the Hampshire Art team which was displayed at Winchester cathedral. Our theme for this display was "Hope, Peace and Remembrance." 


November 2018 - Andover Primary's School Poppy Display!

July 2018 - A local artist came into school to show us his sculptures. He used a chainsaw and large pieces of wood to create different animals and models. The whole school joined him on the field to watch him work. 


February 2017 - Whole School Self-Portraits
We used seven different medias to create a whole school portrait display: drawing, painting, printing, sculpture, textiles, ICT and collage. See if you can spot yours!