All things are possible for one who believes – Mark 9:23
During their time at school, each child will have the opportunity to experiment and seek inspiration through a variety of different mediums and artistic styles. Learning new knowledge and skills, allowing them to invent and create their own works of art.
We strongly believe in encouraging children to express their individualities through their art, stimulating creativity, imagination and inventiveness. Our themed weeks, whole school activities and opportunities within and outside school all enrich and develop children’s artistic learning whilst enhancing their positive Growth Mindset and sense of achievement.
“Art and design is not just a subject to learn, but an activity that you can practise: with your hands, your eyes, your whole personality."
Quentin Blake, Illustrator and Children's Laureate
Pupils will be exposed to a broad range of different kinds of arts, craft and design. They will be able to think critically about art and design, including their own. Through gaining knowledge of famous artists, they will develop an understanding of how art and design both reflect and shape our history, and contribute to the culture and creativity. As they progress through each year group, they will develop their techniques and have the opportunity to apply these creatively with no ceiling on what they can achieve. Fundamental skills such as sketching, observing, use of materials, shape and colour and imagination are built upon with each new unit so that pupils feel confident to apply these independently at secondary school and beyond in turn building their identity as an artist.