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Vocabulary Progression

Year 1:

  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Feelings
  • Yourself
  • Me
  • You
  • Pencil/s
  • Crayon/s
  • Thick/ness
  • Thin
  • Line
  • Grade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Painting

  • Painting
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Themselves
  • Thick
  • Thin
  • Brush/es
  • See
  • Colour

 

Printing

  • Repeat/ing
  • Pattern
  • Print
  • Sponge
  • Vegetables
  • Fruit
  • Paper
  • Textile
  • Design
  • Printing block

 

 

3D or sculpture

  • Cut
  • Roll
  • Coil
  • Texture
  • Tools
  • Shape/s

 

Textiles

  • Sort
  • Thread
  • Fabric
  • Colour
  • Texture
  • Weave

 

Collage

  • Cut
  • Tear
  • Paper
  • Card
  • Collage
  • Gather
  • Sort
  • Materials

 

  • Opinion
  • Artist
  • Ask
  • Questions
  • Piece of art
  • Describe

 

Year 2:

  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Feelings
  • Yourself
  • Me
  • You
  • Pencil/s
  • Crayon/s
  • Thick/ness
  • Thin
  • Line
  • Grade/s
  • Charcoal
  • Pastel
  • View
  • Tone/s
  • Light
  • Dark
  • Pattern
  • Texture

 

Painting

  • Painting
  • Mix
  • Match
  • Predict outcomes
  • Secondary
  • Tint
  • Tones

 

Printing

  • Print
  • Press
  • Roll/rolling
  • Rub/rubbing
  • Stamp/stamping
  • Designer

 

3D or sculpture

  • Make
  • Clay
  • Join
  • Line
  • Shape

 

Textiles

  • Join
  • Fabric
  • Glue
  • Sew
  • Together
  • Create
  • Patchwork

 

Collage

  • Create
  • Individual/group collage
  • Different materials
  • Repeated pattern
  • Artist
  • Colour
  • Pattern
  • Shape
  • Create
  • Natural objects
  • Man-made objects

 

Sketchbooks

  • Demonstrate
  • Ideas
  • Set out
  • Annotation
  • Notes
  • Changed ideas

 

 

Year 3:

  • Expression
  • Facial
  • Shade
  • Tone/s
  • Texture/s
  • Sketch/es
  • Explanation

 

 

 

 

Painting

  • Background
  • Wash
  • Range
  • Brushes
  • Different effects
  • Predict
  • Accuracy
  • Colours
  • Mix
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Colour wheel

 

Printing

  • Printing block
  • Colour print

 

3D or sculpture

  • Add to
  • Create
  • Texture
  • Shape
  • Life size
  • Material/s

 

Textiles

  • Create
  • Pop up
  • Stitch
  • Join
  • Fabric
  • Form
  • Padding
  • Sew/ing
  • Detail
  • Texture

 

Collage

  • Cut
  • Accurate/ly
  • Overlap
  • Material
  • Experiment
  • Colours
  • Mosaic
  • Montage

 

  • Identify
  • Techniques
  • Artists 
  • Compare
  • Different cultures
  • Recognise
  • Historical periods
  • Understand viewpoints
  • Feeling
  • Express

 

Sketchbooks

  • Express
  • Feelings
  • Describe
  • Likes
  • Dislikes
  • Make notes
  • Techniques used
  • Suggest improvements

 

 

Year 4:

  • Facial expression
  • Body language
  • Sketch/es
  • Marks
  • Lines
  • Texture
  • Tone
  • Shape
  • Colour
  • Represent
  • Figures
  • Forms
  • Movement
  • Reflection
  • Materials

 

Painting

  • Facial expression
  • Body language
  • Create
  • Colours
  • Mood
  • Shading
  • Feeling

 

Printing

  • Print
  • Different
  • Materials
  • Colours
  • Accurate
  • Design

 

 

3D or sculpture

  • Sculpt
  • Clay
  • Mouldable
  • Material
  • Experiment
  • Combine materials
  • Processes
  • Design
  • 3d form

 

Textiles

  • Texture
  • Sewing
  • Skills
  • Project

 

Collage

  • Ceramic mosaic
  • Combine
  • Visual
  • Tactile

 

  • Experiment
  • Styles
  • Artists
  • Explain
  • Features
  • Historical period
  • Specific techniques

 

Sketchbooks

  • Experiment
  • Different texture
  • Express feelings
  • Likes
  • Dislikes
  • Produce montage
  • Adapt
  • Improve
  • Original
  • Purpose

 

 

Year 5:

  • Shade 
  • Create
  • Mood
  • Feeling
  • Line
  • Marks
  • Texture
  • Tone
  • Shape
  • Figures
  • Forms
  • Movement
  • Express emotion
  • Reflections
  • Materials

 

 

Painting

  • Shading
  • Create
  • Mood
  • Feeling
  • Express emotion
  • Organise
  • Line
  • Tone
  • Shape
  • Represent
  • Figures
  • Forms
  • Movement

 

Printing

  • Print
  • Accurate
  • Design criteria
  • Colours
  • Different materials

 

 

 

3D or sculpture

  • Experiment
  • Combine
  • Materials
  • Processes
  • Design
  • 3d form
  • Sculpt
  • Clay
  • Mouldable materials

 

Textiles

  • Sewing
  • Project
  • Running stitch
  • Cross stitch
  • Backstitch
  • Applique
  • Embroidery

 

Collage

  • Ceramic mosaic
  • Combine
  • Visual
  • Tactile
  • Qualities
  • Express mood/emotion

 

  • Artist
  • Replicate
  • Style
  • Learn
  • Observe/look
  • Galleries
  • Sources of information
  • Research

 

Sketchbooks

  • Keep notes
  • Develop
  • Compare
  • Discuss

 

 

Year 6:

  • Media
  • Create
  • Impact
  • Pencils
  • Grades
  • Charcoal
  • Pastels
  • Observation/al
  • Sketch
  • Sense of self
  • Accuracy
  • Imagination
  • Combine tools

 

 

 

 

 

Painting

  • Own style
  • Wide range techniques
  • Choose
  • Specific
  • Paint techniques

 

Printing

  • Overprint
  • Create
  • Patterns
  • Method
  • Effectiveness of printing

 

 

 

 

3D or sculpture

  • Create
  • Models
  • Range of scales
  • Open to interpretation
  • Audience

 

Textiles

  • Visual elements
  • Tactile elements

 

Collage

  • Justify materials
  • Combine
  • Pattern
  • Tone
  • Shape

 

 

  • Style
  • Influence/d
  • Artist
  • Understand
  • Abstract
  • Message
  • Convey
  • Technical
  • Architectural design
  • Record
  • Qualities

 

Sketchbooks

  • Explain
  • Feedback
  • Amendments
  • Improvements
  • Detailed notes
  • Annotations
  • Quotes
  • Compare methods
  • Combine graphics/text
  • Commercial design
  • Influence
  • Layout
  • Adapt
  • Refine
  • Meaning
  • Purpose

 

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