OPEN DAY: Friday 17th November 2023.
Beetham CE Primary School
Stanley Street, Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7AS
At Beetham C of E School we value Art and Design as an important part of the broad and balanced curriculum. Art should provide the opportunity for all pupils to produce creative and imaginative work.
Art and Design provides children with the opportunity to develop and extend their skills and express their own thoughts, ideas and interests and to appreciate the work of others. It should engage, inspire and challenge pupils, giving them the skills and confidence to experiment and create their own pieces of art which reflect their individual interests, abilities and creativity.
It should allow them to develop their emotional expression and further enhance their personal, social and emotional development.
Through the teaching of Art and Design, children will become confident and proficient in a variety of techniques including drawing, painting and sculpting as well as other selected crafts eg. collage, printing, weaving and pattern. The children will demonstrate skills progression, knowledge progression and will be able to demonstrate their own skills in a variety of ways.
Pupils will study the work of a range of artists, artisans and designers and will learn how their work has influenced both society and other artists. They will have many opportunities to create original pieces that show a range of influences and styles that they have studied.
We ensure that skills and knowledge are built on year by year.
Pupils explore and use a variety of media and materials through both child led and directed activities. They have the opportunity to:
Skills are taught through rolling programmes linked to topics. Children will: