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Art and design stimulates creativity and imagination.  It provides visual, tactile and sensory experiences and a special way of understanding and responding to the world.  It enables children to communicate what they see, feel and think through the use of colour, texture, form, pattern and different materials and processes.  Children become involved in shaping their environments through art and design activities.  They learn to make informed judgements and aesthetic and practical decisions.  They explore ideas and meanings through the work of artists and designers.  Through learning about the roles and functions of art, they can explore the impact it has had on contemporary life and that of different times and cultures.  The appreciation and enjoyment of the visual arts enriches all our lives. 

File icon: pdf Art Policy 19-20.pdf [pdf 67KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf DT policy 2019.pdf [pdf 76KB] Click to download

Additional Art Opportunities

Children also have opportunities to take part in our Let's Get Creative after school club. 

National Curriculum Art and Design

Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Guidance