Subject Leader – Mrs Green
We want our pupils to develop their skills using a range of media and materials. Engaging in the skills of drawing, painting, printing, collage, textiles, modelling, designing, 3D techniques and digital art. We aim for them to express themselves in a creative, imaginative manner. We strive to introduce children to a wide range of work, styles and artists reflecting historical art and the wide spectrum of art in society today.
Clear and comprehensive thematic topic work in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework and the National Curriculum. The Art and Design Curriculum is planned for and covered in full within the EYFS and KS1 school curriculum.
Children will have clear enjoyment and confidence in Art and Design that they will then apply to other areas of the curriculum. At Boughton Leigh Infant School, we want our children to love art, craft and design! We want them to have no limits to what their ambitions are and to grow up wanting to be illustrators, graphic designers, fashion designers, curators, architects or printmakers. Our Art curriculum is designed to engage, inspire and challenge pupils, whilst equipping them with the knowledge and skills to be able to experiment, invent and create their own works of art. As pupils progress, they should gain a deeper understanding of how Art and Design reflects and shapes our history, and how it contributes to the culture, creativity and wealth of our world. We want to equip our children with not only the minimum statutory requirements of the Art and Design National Curriculum but to prepare them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life. We want our children to use the local area as inspiration, to learn from other cultures and to respect diversity. To that end, we have carefully selected a wide range of unique and diverse artists, craft makers and designers for children to begin to explore.