The Role of the Art Subject Coordinator - Best Practice, Planning, Progression and Assessment

January 17th and 18th 2018 Venue tbc 

Suitable for Key Stage 1 & 2

This course is designed for those with a responsibility for leading or teaching art and design at Key Stage 1 or 2.

Including practical, hands-on ideas for classroom art activities, this course will equip you with understanding and approaches to successfully lead the art and design curriculum in your school and make a big difference to the children you work with. Set within the context of the National Curriculum priorities and Ofsted expectations, this course is led by experienced artist and teacher, Sara Dudman and will be supported by termly network support meetings to consolidate learning and share ideas and experiences.

This training day will offer aspiring, new and experienced art subject coordinators the opportunity to enhance their understanding of best practice, planning, progression and assessment in the primary art curriculum, as well as other aspects of the art subject coordinator role as appropriate.

InspirED schools £145

Non-InspirED schools £245

The 'Role of the Art Coordinator' course can be run on request with a minimum of eight people, ideal for CLPs or clusters of schools. If you are interested in hosting a course please contact us 

Course Aims:
Understand what good practice in art and design at KS1 and 2 looks like
Understand how to deliver the National Curriculum priorities for art and design
Evaluate your starting points and understand how to lead a successful art curriculum
Use tried and tested curriculum planning and content strategies
Understand how to bring out the artist in every child

Course content:

• Mission planning for art and design
• National Curriculum Priorities: painting, sculpture and drawing (+ architecture and critical studies) with practical     workshop activity based on Hestercombe House and gardens
• Ofsted expectations in art
• Opportunities to share ideas about best practice with colleagues
• Auditing your curriculum and setting YOUR priorities
• Strategies for success and leading art in your school
• Progression planning for KS1 and KS2 – creating an art curriculum for all
• Creativity and opportunities in and through the art curriculum
• Enrichment and arts weeks
• Ideas for artists, art works and projects to inspire and challenge children
• Assessment, monitoring and identifying potential
• Tools for support and training: staff support and differentiation resources for children
• Ongoing support networks, resources and other sources of support: Access Art, Sketchbook Circle, NSEAD,         InspirED

To book or for more information info@spaeda.org.uk 01823 410160