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3 mins Learning From the News - Pumpkins
Part of the series Learning From the News A KS1 resource on the different uses for Halloween pumpkins

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Great Primary Lesson Ideas
Lots of ideas for creating fun and engaging lessons for primary aged children. You can also watch Great Secondary Lesson Ideas.
(58 programmes)

Primary art and design videos

15 mins Textiles, Magazine, Animation
Part of the series Resource Review (Primary)
In each Resource Review programme, experts recommend top resources to put to the test, giving teachers the chance to make informed decisions about the most effective resources.
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15 mins ICT Special: Primary Creative Arts 1 (Art)
Part of the series Resource Review (Primary)
In this episode, we highlight three great ICT resources for teaching primary creative arts.
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15 mins Take One Picture
Part of the series Using Galleries
This programme provides an insight into how one school is making the most of the National Gallery's Take One Picture scheme for cross-curricular learning.
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15 mins Hands-on Art
Part of the series Using Galleries
This programme shows how one primary school linked up with their local public art gallery in Wolverhampton to enhance their pupils' creativity with a stone-carving outreach project.
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30 mins Cuba - Performing Arts
Part of the series How Do They Do It In...?
In Cuba, the importance of teaching performing and visual arts is a legacy of the 1959 revolution, which had education at its heart.
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15 mins Primary Art
Part of the series Action! Teacher Video
In this episode of Action! Teacher Video teacher Patrick O'Neill, from Gallions Primary School in London, presents his video Etching the DLR.
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15 mins Primary PSHE and Art
Part of the series Action! Teacher Video
In this episode of Action! Teacher Video, Chris Horn from Broadway Junior Primary School in Sunderland, presents his video, The Cove.
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15 mins Primary Literacy and Art
Part of the series Action! Teacher Video
In this programme a panel discuss the issues raised in Literacy Through Art, a video made by Chris Mooney, a teacher at Ellenbrook Primary School, Manchester.
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15 mins KS1/2 Art - 2D Animation
This programme takes a look at ways in which animation can be incorporated into the primary curriculum, focusing specifically on the different approaches to 2D animation used by two schools in Bristol:
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15 mins KS1/2 Art - Investigating Materials
Using a case-study from Raynsford Lower School, Bedfordshire, the programme examines how to deliver the Investigating Materials element of the KS1 Art curriculum, focussing on the planning, resources and vocabulary involved.
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