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Art

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced” – Vincent Van Gogh

Intent

Our aim is to ensure a rich, diverse and high-quality art curriculum. We intend to 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. As pupils progress, they should be able to think critically and develop a more rigorous understanding of art and design. They should also know how art and design both reflect and shape our history, and contribute to the culture, creativity and wealth of our nation. We will enable pupils to:

Implementation

We will teach the requirements of the Art National Curriculum. Art lessons will ensure progression within the following:

Pupils will look at the work of many different artists and artisans from all around the world, from different periods of history until the present day. Pupils will be able to take inspiration by looking at, describing and replicating the work of different artists. Pupils will be able to explore styles and periods to see how artists viewed their world. Pupils will also develop their own ideas and think about how artists and designers use different processes and emotions to develop their work. The pupils will develop a rich vocabulary to enable them to discuss their own and others’ work.

Impact

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