Subject Leader – Mrs Laura Corbett
At Selside School, the art and design curriculum is linked to our class topics lessons and offers a sequence of lessons to ensure they have covered the skills required. Art and design is an essential part of the primary curriculum and aims to ensure all pupils have the opportunity to be creative and imaginative. Children have the opportunity to explore the work of a range of artists to evaluate, inspire and develop their own ideas. In line with our school values children are encourage to find Courage to explore their own ideas and to Respect and appreciate the ideas of others. We look for opportunities for children to collaborate with their friends on larger art projects.
Enrichment and Culture Capital
Art and design is an important asset to the primary curriculum, as it allows the child to immerse themselves into a world of imagination and creativity. By doing this, they are gaining the skills to be able to record their own imagination and ideas as they become independent learners with a mindset to grow. We aim to provide artistic opportunities so that every child can flourish in a place where they feel safe, happy and confident:
-Visiting local Artists
-School trips to galleries and exhibits
-After school clubs
We want our Pupils to become Artists and Designers who have: