ArtForms Arts Development are delighted to be able to offer schools three training sessions targeted at primary Art Subject Leaders / Coordinators. The schedule of the training is:
- Autumn Term 2020: 2 hour online CPD course;
- Spring Term 2021: 1 full day course (hopefully face to face, but this may change due to Covid 19 restrictions);
- Summer Term 2021: 0.5 day course (hopefully face to face, but this may change due to Covid 19 restrictions).
The training is designed to develop primary Art Subject Leaders curriculum and subject knowledge alongside practical skills development. Each training course can be purchased individually on a PAYG basis. Alternatively the training can be booked as a package of three for £380. Please click on the Leeds for Learning webpage here for more information about the package.
Session One: Art, Craft and Design: Curriculum Planning
15th October 2020, 14:00-16:00
What does it mean to be an art subject leader? Using the National Curriculum as a starting point, participants will consider how to plan a visual art curriculum across key stages which supports the progression of pupils’ knowledge and skills. A practical aspect, will explore how art can support a ‘recovery curriculum’. Subject specific research will be highlighted and shared. For more information about this course please visit the course description on the Leeds for Learning website.
Session Two: Art, Craft and Design: Subject Knowledge and Skills Development
3rd February 2021, 9:00 – 15:00
This training day is designed to develop teachers’ knowledge and understanding of the Art, Craft and Design Programme of Study. This practical day will explore four different areas of the curriculum eg drawing, 3D. Each activity will identify the key skills and knowledge that should be taught in Key Stage 1 and 2. For more information about this course please visit the course description on the Leeds for Learning website.
Session Three: Art, Craft and Design: Sketchbooks in the Curriculum
15th June 2021, 13:00 – 16:00
Sketchbooks can be used creatively and effectively as a way of documenting pupils’ skills, knowledge and understanding in art. Children can use them to focus their thoughts, develop their ideas and reflect on their learning. This practical session is designed to give teachers the confidence to develop the use of sketchbooks in the classroom. For more information about this course please visit the course description on the Leeds for Learning website.