We believe the arts are an essential part of a broad, balanced and differentiated curriculum. The arts are a means by which we can develop our children’s creativity and imagination. By developing children’s creativity we hope to inspire and motivate them, and we want to ensure they receive their full entitlement to high quality arts.
- To provide all children with the opportunity to participate in and experience a broad and balanced range of arts activities. We
- To provide all children with the opportunity to creatively express themselves in and through all art forms.
- To raise the skill levels of children participating in art activities.
- To enhance the confidence and self esteem of all children through participation in a wide variety of the arts.
- To enhance children’s appreciation of the richness of their own and other cultures.
- To provide opportunities to foster and develop individual interests in the arts.
- To provide trips and workshops throughout the year to further enhance the curriculum and broaden children’s experiences of Art.
Art is taught across the school following the 2014 National Curriculum.
The Whole School Curriculum Map details every topic, including Art and Design, that each class covers in each term throughout the school year. However, more detail about the objectives covered in each unit can be found in the half termly curriculum overviews.
When planning, teachers use this document to ensure that the appropriate knowledge, skills and understanding for the year group are taught. It ensures high expectations are set in an exciting, comprehensive and broad curriculum.
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