“Every child is an artist"

- Pablo Picasso

Art at Swimbridge 


Art Curriculum .docx.pdf

Art Curriculum

Swimbridge Art Knowledge and Skills.docx.pdf

Art Skills and knowledge progression

Art vocabulary progression.docx.pdf

Art Progression of Vocabulary

Swimbridge Art Rationale.pdf

Art Subject Rationale

Areas of study.pdf

Art Curriculum Pathways


Art End Points

"Art, craft and design embody some of the highest forms of human creativity. A high-quality art and design education should engage, inspire and challenge pupils"

National Curriculum, 2014

 Art Gallery at Swimbridge 

Year 3 and 4-

Drawing- Gestural Charcoal

Year 1 and 2-

Drawing -Spirals

Year 5 and 6- 

3D- Brave Colour

Year 5 and 6- 

Paint, Surface, Texture- Exploring Identity

Year 3 and 4-

Print, Colour and Collage

Working with shape and colour

Year 1 and 2-

Community and Collaboration

Inspired by Flora and Fauna

Year 1 and 2-


Making Birds

Year 5 and 6 -

3D- Architecture

Year 5 and 6 -

Drawing- 2D drawing to 3D making

Year 1 and 2 -

Print, Colour and Collage-


Art Enrichment at Swimbridge

Sketchbook Club with local Illustrator Victoria Owen

Inventors Trip to Bristol- Banksy focus/ Graffiti workshop

Visit to the 'Fablab' in Barnstaple to explore 3D printers, vinyl and laser cutters.