Heatherlands Primary School

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The Art 'Big Ideas'


The ‘Big Ideas’ relate to elements within a subject discipline or refer to important concepts that contribute to pupils’ personal and social development. It is essential that the ‘Big Ideas’ within each subject are understood by the children and become part of their common classroom language. In art, these 'Big Ideas' are:


  • Inspiration
  • Experimentation
  • Expression


Please click on the links below for information on the Art curriculum across the school.

Art curriculum statement

Heatherlands Art Progression Map

Art intent, implementation & impact

Art curriculum overview

Artist study

Arts Week October 2019