Art, craft and design embody some of the highest forms of human creativity. At Dorney School we aim to provide a high-quality art and design education which engages, inspires and challenges all pupils regardless of their gender, background and skills, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to experiment, invent and create their own works of art, craft and design. We believe that as pupils’ progress, they should be able to think critically and develop a more rigorous understanding of art and design. Our pupils will also have knowledge of how art and design both reflect and shape our history, and contribute to the culture, creativity and wealth of our nation.
At Dorney School we aim to ensure that all pupils:
Our curriculum has been mapped to ensure that there is clear progression across the school. Subject leaders regularly review the topics taught in each year group to ensure that pupils are taught the right content at the right time.
This document summarises the key learning in each year group. It allows teachers to identify learning that comes before and after their current year group, to ensure that the right content is taught at the right time.