Children learn about colour, shape, space, pattern and texture, using them to represent their creative thoughts. They work with a wide variety of materials (paint, pastel, printing, pencil, fabrics and clay) learning techniques to enhance the quality of their works of art. They are introduced to different periods of art, famous artists, sculptors, photographers and designers from other countries.
School uses local artists to enhance the delivery of this subject and to give children first hand experience of observing/working alongside experts.
Design and Technology
In this subject children combine practical skills with creativity. They learn how to design, talk about their ideas, select suitable materials, handle tools safely, create a 3d version of an original idea and apply finishing techniques to improve its appearance.