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Art

Art

The art department aims to:

  • Encourage pupils to develop an understanding of the visual elements of art and how they can be manipulated to create specific effects.
  • Give pupils the technical skills needed to record from direct observation, memory and imagination in two and three dimensions.
  • Encourage pupils to communicate their ideas and work with originality and creativity.
  • Encourage pupils to work with independence and solve problems.
  • Encourage pupils to gain an understanding of the work of other artists from different periods and cultures.
  • Encourage pupils to use the work of other artists to inspire and inform their own work.
  • Encourage pupils to respect the views of others.
  • Encourage pupils to use a relevant vocabulary when evaluating their own work or the work of others.
  • Encourage pupils to use positive self-evaluation to evaluate their own work and the work of others in order to aid progress.
  • Encourage pupils to give a personal response and justify their opinions.
  • Encourage pupils to develop an understanding of how art touches our everyday lives.

Essentially the main aim is to foster a sense of enjoyment for the subject and ensure that all pupils experience a sense of personal achievement.