• Lander Road Primary School,
  • Pennington Road,
  • Litherland,
  • Merseyside,
  • L21 8HY
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In Year 3 children learn to:

  • colour mix with growing accuracy  
  •  make colour wheels  
  • use different types of brushes  
  • use a variety of techniques when applying colour such as: dotting, scratching, splashing.  

Sketchbook demonstrates colour wheel including knowledge of tertiary colours.


In Year 4 children learn to:

  • colour mix and match the  tint, tone or shade  
  • observe and talk about  colours  
  • know when and how to use suitable equipment for the task  
  • have an understanding of dark/warm colours and use colour to reflect a specific mood  

Sketchbook demonstrates colour mixing to show matching of shade, understanding of how colour reflects mood.


In Year 5 children learn to 

  • develop their exploration and knowledge of hue, tint, tone, shades and reflecting mood with colour  
  • explore the use of texture in colour  
  • use colour for a purpose

Sketchbook demonstrates exploration of texture in colour.  


In Year 6 children review:

  • hue, tint, tone, shades and mood  
  • the use of texture in colour  
  • colour for purposes  
  • colour to express feelings  

Sketchbook demonstrates increasing skill in knowledge of colour mixing and techniques and knowledge of using colour for purposes.

Whole School 95.7%
  • Year 1 96.3%
  • Year 2 95.1%
  • Year 3 96.8%
  • Year 4 96.1%
  • Year 5 93.9%
  • Year 6 96%
  • Delamere 909
  • Mersey 882
  • Sherwood 921
  • Great North 744