Below are free secondary art teaching resources for teachers in UK schools at KS3 and KS4 level to help you save time spent on lesson planning. Secondary school art teachers may find these websites useful for developing their own lesson plans or for signposting their pupils to innovative online content.
The Tate Gallery Kids website lets children view and rate existing art or develop their own personal gallery. There are sections for film and games.
Disney’s Art Attack page has over 100 activities, games and downloads. There are useful tips and advice, and pupils can send in their work.
Access Art Visual Arts Teaching & Learning is an interactive website for teachers, offering a range of tips and advice.
Brushster is another online painting machine developed by the National Gallery of Art. This time the focus is on creating abstract work. It includes a slideshow of ideas.
Art Pad Digital Canvas lets you create your own works online and upload them to an e-gallery. You can view and comment on others’ submissions. Suitable for all primary and secondary age groups.
The Artist’s Toolkit allows pupils to explore concepts and techniques used by artists and allows them to create their own work.
We hope you find these free teaching resources for art teachers to be very useful for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 lesson planning.