Emily Gopaul, founder of The Primary Art Class, is the go-to person for all things Primary Art and Design. She provides dynamic primary art consultancy and advocacy in a range of exciting ways.

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Emily has developed imaginative art education content for organisations such as BBC Learning and her consultancy work includes everything from creating short films, keynote speaking, panel discussions, working with galleries such as Tate to enhance their outreach for schools, creating Vlogs and writing features to authoring her book Teaching Primary Art and Design.

Emily is an NSEAD registered Primary Art consultant.

Emily also works in-house with schools on curriculum design and staff training, as well as leading popular online CPD opportunities and in-person CPD and events. Emily actively advocates high quality art and design provision for primary school aged children and places wellbeing, inclusivity and authentic creativity at the centre of her work. See testimonials for more on how other’s feel about working with Emily.

Emily is the author of Teaching Primary Art and Design, published by Bloomsbury and available to order here. The book is a practical guide to teaching art lessons for key stage one and lower and upper key stage two. It features lesson ideas that link creative outcomes to contextual understanding, using famous artworks.


‘Well written, comprehensive and covers all aspects of curriculum. Step by step description of sessions easy to follow. Will be a great aid for planning lessons’ Amazon reviewer