Art is taught in line with the National Curriculum, allowing pupils to develop their creativity and imagination. It is taught discretely and also applied cross-curricular. In discrete art lessons a variety of art forms are studied: drawing, painting, sculpture, digital imagery, textiles, print, collage and weaving.
Artists and sculptors, both past and contemporary, are studied: Picasso, Giacometti, Lowry, William Morris, Monet, Van Gogh, mining artists are some of those studied.
Art is celebrated around school and pupils also use a sketch book both for sketches and collection of research & art across the key stage. A developmental sketch is completed annually in the back of the sketch books. Artists and illustrators are regular visitors to school, the most recent being Peter Swidrak and Liz Million.
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