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Art | Fine Art

“Art is not what you see but what you make others see”

Our Art curriculum intends to:

Develop intuition, reasoning, imagination, and dexterity into unique form sof expression and communication;
Develop an appreciation of the aesthetic nature of the world around us;
Critically evaluate the way cultures are represented through their arts and celebrate diversity.

Secondary Choices Process 

Why Learn Art?

Art is a vibrant and dynamic subject that offers pupils the freedom to learn in ways that inspire and bring out the best in their skills and knowledge.

Art, embodies some of the highest forms of human creativity. A high-quality art education will engage, inspire and challenge pupils, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to experiment, invent and create their own works of art, craft and design.

Pupils will learn know how art and design both reflect and shape our history, and contribute to the culture, creativity and wealth of our nation. Our pupils will build theoretical knowledge of the concept of art itself as well as aquire disiplinary knowledge and appreciation of the techniques of artists and craft-makers.

Overview of the course:

It is important for children to engage with the Arts regularly and to explore a range of media and materials. This interaction will help them work towards early learning goals. Recognise this need and therefore we integrate Art into our learning of topics In EYFS and KS1.

Key stage 1

Our pupils are taught:

  • To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products

  • To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.

  • To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.

  • About the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.

Long Term Plan for Primary phase

Art - Long Term Plan

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