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Art Programmes of Study

Art topic ideas for KS1 & KS2: Designed for National Curriculum coverage.

We've organised our complete Art schemes of work into art programmes of study. These art topics cover a number of themes, subjects, genres and movements – perfect for ensuring your class—or your whole school—experiences a broad, rich, varied Art curriculum!

(You can select any Art Programme of Study from the sidebar ☜)

  • PlanBee Mark Making Ideas | Year 1 art lessons by PlanBee

    Mark Making

    Introduce your children to the basic skills needed when mark making with this Mark Making Art Lesson Pack for Year 1.   #TheCompleteSeries5lessons ...

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  • PlanBee Colour Art | Colour Mixing KS1 | Primary Colours KS1| Art Planning

    Colour Creations

    Get creative and colourful with this set of five Colour Creations Art lessons for KS1! Your class will think about their favourite colours and the ...

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  • PlanBee African Art KS1: Year 1 & 2 Art Lessons by PlanBee

    African Art

    Explore the colours and patterns of the African landscape and native tribes with this 'African Art' scheme of work for KS1. Teach your class how to...

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  • PlanBee Self Portrait: Primary Art Lessons for Year 1 & Year 2

    Self-Portrait

    Instantly download six Self-Portraits KS1 lessons complete with PDF lesson slides and resources. Explore famous artists and their self-portraits be...

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  • PlanBee Henri Rousseau KS1 Art Lessons created by PlanBee

    Henri Rousseau

    This collection of KS1 Art lessons focus on the life and works of Henri Rousseau. Your class will find out about his life as an artist and the diff...

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  • PlanBee Animal Art lessons and planning for KS1 created by PlanBee

    Animal Art

    Take your class on a trip around the world as your class explore animals from each of the seven continents and create art to reflect the animals fo...

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  • PlanBee Earth Art KS1 Nature Art for Kids by PlanBee

    Earth Art

    This hands-on art scheme of work ‘Earth Art’ for KS1 provides opportunities to create unique artwork using natural materials. The lesson plans, sli...

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  • PlanBee Andy Goldsworthy KS1 Art Lesson Plans created by PlanBee

    Andy Goldsworthy

    Get creative with this set of five Andy Goldsworthy Art lessons for KS1! Your class will think about the colours, materials and shapes Goldsworthy ...

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  • PlanBee Giuseppe Arcimboldo KS1 Art Lessons by PlanBee

    Giuseppe Arcimboldo

    These ‘Giuseppe Arcimboldo' KS1 Art lessons for children in Year 1 and Year 2 will have your class looking at portraits in a whole new light. They ...

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  • PlanBee Paper Art Lesson - KS1 Art Lesson from PlanBee

    Paper Art

    Teach your class how to turn everyday paper into spectacular arts and crafts projects with this hands-on scheme of work for KS1. Your class will in...

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  • PlanBee Can Buildings Speak - Primary Art Lessons for KS1 | PlanBee

    Can Buildings Speak?

    These KS1 'Can Buildings Speak?' Art lessons ideas for children in Year 1 and Year 2 will have your class looking at buildings in a whole new light...

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  • PlanBee Super Sculptures: KS1 Art Lesson Plans and Resources from PlanBee

    Super Sculptures

    Teach your children all about the work of a range of well-known sculptors with these five Art sculpture lessons for Year 2 children. Describe and r...

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  • PlanBee Great Fire of London Art Ideas | PlanBee KS1 Art Lesson

    Sparks and Flames

    This KS1 series of Art lessons will ignite your class’s imagination as they create pieces of art themed around The Great Fire of London. They will ...

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  • PlanBee KS1 Aboriginal Art Lesson plan and resources by PlanBee

    Australian Aboriginal Art

    These Australian Aboriginal Art KS1 lessons for Year 1 and Year 2 will take your class on an exciting journey through the world of Indigenous Austr...

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  • PlanBee Yayoi Kusama Lesson Plan - Famous Artists KS1

    Yayoi Kusama

    Introduce your class to the famous modern female artist Yayoi Kusama and her dotty artwork! Known as the princess of polka dots, Kusama and her art...

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  • PlanBee Castles KS1 Topic cross-curricular planning pack by PlanBee

    Castles Topic

    This KS1 Castles Topic for Year 1 and Year 2 is stuffed to the battlements with engaging and inspiring teaching resources to get your class of litt...

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  • PlanBee Polar Explorers KS1 Arctic Adventures Topic | PlanBee

    Arctic Adventures Topic

    Introduce your class to the freezing and fabulous Arctic in this 'Arctic Adventures' cross-curricular topic for KS1. Your class will learn about Ar...

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  • PlanBee All About Me Topic KS1 Cross-Curricular Resource by PlanBee

    All About Me Topic

    Open their eyes to the wonder that is each and every one of them with this fantastic 'All About Me' cross-curricular lesson plan for KS1. Your clas...

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  • PlanBee Superheroes KS1 Cross-Curricular Topic Planning by PlanBee

    Superheroes Topic

    Are you ready for an adventure? 'Superheroes!' includes all the resources for 17 lessons for KS1 children aged 5-7. The lessons cover a whole range...

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  • PlanBee Andy Warhol KS2 Art Lessons The Pop Art Movement | PlanBee

    Warhol and the Pop Art Movement

    Introduce your class to one of the most iconic artists of all time with this 'Warhol and the Pop Art Movement' scheme of work for Year 3 and Year 4...

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  • PlanBee KS2 Famous Buildings Art & Architecture Lessons by PlanBee

    Famous Buildings

    Your class will never look at buildings the same way again after this 'Famous Buildings' scheme of work for Year 3/4! They will investigate a varie...

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  • PlanBee William Morris KS2 Art Lesson Plan Packs for Year 3 & Year 4

    William Morris

    This William Morris KS2 Art lesson planning pack will get your Year 3 or Year 4 children thinking about the Industrial Revolution in a new light as...

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  • PlanBee Investigating Patterns - KS2 Art Primary Resources for Year 3 & Year 4

    Investigating Patterns

    This fun and creative 'Investigating Patterns' scheme of work enables your class to explore, create and manipulate a variety of different kinds of ...

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  • PlanBee Seurat and Pointillism KS2 Lesson Plans and Art Projects

    Seurat and Pointillism

    These Seurat and Pointillism KS2 lesson plans are guaranteed to make your Year 3 or Year 4 class dotty about art! Not only will they find out about...

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Art topic ideas for KS1 & KS2: Designed for National Curriculum coverage.

We've organised our complete Art schemes of work into art programmes of study. These art topics cover a number of themes, subjects, genres and movements – perfect for ensuring your class—or your whole school—experiences a broad, rich, varied Art curriculum!

(You can select any Art Programme of Study from the sidebar ☜)