Clare Meehan & Jaliya Rudd

PREPS

Our aim within the Art room is to provide an imaginative and creative program, which engages students in stimulating and challenging art experiences, so that they learn to work with ideas, develop artistic skills and respond to art works.

  • Each grade will attend one session of Visual Art per week with Art Specialist, Ms Clare Meehan.
  • Children should provide a clearly named art smock to protect their clothing.
  • Children’s artwork will be promoted imaginatively and positively within the art room and around the school.

Prep students will:

  • Create ideas.
  • Investigate sources of information.
  • Explore materials.
  • Manipulate techniques and processes.
  • Arrange art elements.
  • Draft designs.
  • Develop visual awareness.
  • Include the use of technology.
  • Work individually and collaboratively.

Forms undertaken will include Drawing, Painting, Printing, Collage, Modelling, and Textiles. Artworks will incorporate 2D and 3D pieces.

YEAR 1

Our aim within the Art room is to provide an imaginative and creative program, which engages students in stimulating and challenging art experiences, so that they learn to work with ideas, develop artistic skills and respond to art works.

  • Each grade will attend one session of Visual Art per week with Ms Jaliya Rudd.
  • Children should provide a clearly named art smock to protect their clothing.
  • Children’s artwork will be promoted imaginatively and positively within the art room and around the school.

Year 1 students will:

  • Create ideas
  • Investigate sources of information
  • Explore materials
  • Manipulate techniques and processes
  • Arrange art elements
  • Draft designs
  • Develop visual awareness
  • Include the use of technology
  • Work individually and collaboratively

Forms undertaken will include Drawing, Painting, Printing, Collage, Modelling, and Textiles. Artworks will incorporate 2D and 3D pieces.

YEAR 2

Our aim within the Art room is to provide an imaginative and creative program, which engages students in stimulating and challenging art experiences, so that they learn to work with ideas, develop artistic skills and respond to art works.

  • Each grade will attend one session of Visual Art per week WITH Ms Clare Meehan.
  • Students should provide a clearly named art smock to protect their clothing.
  • Student’s artwork will be promoted imaginatively and positively within the art room and around the school.

Year 2 students will:

  • Create ideas.
  • Investigate sources of information.
  • Explore materials.
  • Manipulate techniques and processes.
  • Arrange art elements.
  • Draft designs.
  • Develop visual awareness.
  • Include the use of technology.
  • Work individually and collaboratively.

Forms undertaken will include Drawing, Painting, Printing, Collage, Modelling, and Textiles. Artworks will incorporate 2D and 3D pieces.

YEAR 3/4

Our aim within the Art room is to provide an imaginative and creative program which engages students in stimulating and challenging art experiences, so that they learn to work with ideas, develop artistic skills and respond to art works. Year 3/4 will attend one session of Art each week with Ms Jaliya Rudd.

  • Children will work individually and collaboratively.
  • Children’s artwork will be promoted imaginatively and positively within the art room and around the school.
  • Children will keep a visual art diary.
  • Children should provide a clearly named art smock to protect their clothing.

Students will:

  • Create ideas.
  • Investigate sources of information.
  • Explore materials.
  • Manipulate techniques and processes.
  • Arrange art elements; line, shape, colour, pattern, texture.
  • Draft designs.
  • Develop visual awareness.
  • Use feedback and self-evaluation to refine work.
  • Include the use of technology.
  • Investigate art possibilities.
  • Communicate personal responses.
  • Identify key features.
  • Describe features of their own and others’ artwork.
  • Make comparisons.
  • Respond to visual stimuli.
  • Discuss artists intentions.
  • Examine works from different times and places.

Forms undertaken will include Drawing, Painting, Printing, Collage, Modelling, and Textiles. Art works will incorporate 2D and 3D pieces.

YEAR 5/6

Our aim within the Art room is to provide an imaginative and creative program which engages students in stimulating and challenging art experiences, so that they learn to work with ideas, develop artistic skills and respond to art works. Students in Year 5 & 6 will have a double session of Art with Ms Clare Meehan, for half of each term alternating with Information & Communications Technology.

  • Children will work individually and collaboratively.
  • Children’s artwork will be promoted imaginatively and positively within the art room and around the school.
  • Children will keep a visual art diary.
  • Children should provide a clearly named art smock to protect their clothing.

Students will:

  • Create ideas.
  • Investigate sources of information.
  • Explore materials.
  • Manipulate techniques and processes.
  • Arrange art elements; line, shape, colour, pattern, texture.
  • Draft designs.
  • Develop visual awareness.
  • Use feedback and self-evaluation to refine work.
  • Include the use of technology.
  • Investigate art possibilities.
  • Communicate personal responses.
  • Identify key features.
  • Describe features of their own and others’ artwork.
  • Make comparisons.
  • Respond to visual stimuli.
  • Discuss artists’ intentions.
  • Examine works from different times and places.

Forms undertaken will include Drawing, Painting, Printing, Collage, Modelling, and Textiles. Art works will incorporate 2D and 3D pieces.

HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT THE PROGRAM:

  • Enjoy sharing your child’s Visual Art work;
  • Provide your child with a NAMED SMOCK, which covers them adequately, eg shirt or t-shirt;
  • Contributions of materials are always welcome, for example containers, card off-cuts, boxes, cylinders, threads, fabric, wool and any interesting bits and pieces.