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Trefonen CE Primary School

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Hawks Class

In Hawks Class children are taught to:

  • develop their techniques
  • develop their control and their use of materials
  • use techniques and  materials with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design
  • create sketchbooks to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas
  • improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials (e.g. pencil, charcoal, paint, clay)
  • to consider and appreciate the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers
  • to describe differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines
  • to make links between different practices and disciplines and their work


Children are taught to improve their knowledge and practise their skills in:


  • painting using the cubist style
  • still life painting
  • portrait printing
  • impressionist painting
  • scientific drawing
  • relief sculpture


Children will explore and use technical elements:

  • Line, shape and colour
  • Line, shape, colour and  texture
  • Fine line drawing
  • Colour, tone, shading and tinting
  • Line, Tone, form and  texture in 3-D (layering texture to create form)


To support their development they study the works of the following artists:


  • Ferdinand Leger - 'The City'
  • William Kelf - 'Still life with drinking horn'
  • Elizabeth Garrett - ' The Sharecropper'
  • Claude Monet - 'Impression Sunrise'
  • Marie Sibilla Merian - 'Cotton Leaf Physicnut with giant Sphynx Moth'
  • Benin Empire Relief Sculptures / Masks




Hawks Artist Gallery