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Holy Trinity C of E Primary School

Holy Trinity C of E Primary School

Learn Together, Shine Together

Learn Together, Shine Together

Art and Design


At Holy Trinity we strive to demonstrate a bespoke, rich and varied curriculum based on quality text with meaningful links between all subjects. Teachers present all aspects of this broad and balanced curriculum and are visibly encouraging discussion and the whole-hearted engagement of pupils. Because of this, our pupils develop detailed Artistic knowledge and skills. All pupils at Holy Trinity enjoy Art and Design lessons in our designated Art Studio room, surrounded by a wide collection of other pupil's work and famous masterpieces for inspiration.

Our aims:

  • To stimulate creativity and imagination.

  • To provide opportunities for pupils to develop and retain knowledge, vocabulary and skills at the start of each Art lesson.

  • To provide children with the cultural capital they need to be successful, thoughtful adults with knowledge of both art and artists and their impact

  • To provide visual, tactile and sensory experiences and a special way of understanding and responding to the world.

  •  To enable children to communicate what they see, feel and think through the use of colour, texture, form, pattern and different materials and processes. 

  • To encourage the children to become involved in shaping their environments through art and design activities. 

  • To provide opportunities for the children to learn to make informed judgements and aesthetic and practical decisions. 

  • To encourage the exploration of ideas and meanings through the work of artists and designers. 

  • To explore the impact Art has had on contemporary life and that of different times and cultures. 

  • To develop an appreciation and enjoyment of the visual arts.

  • To enable children to record from first-hand experience and from imagination and to select their own ideas to use in their work.

  • To develop creativity and imagination through a range of complex activities;

  • To improve the children’s ability to use materials, tools and techniques;

  • To increase their critical awareness of the roles and purposes of art and design in different times and cultures;

  • To develop increasing confidence in the use of visual and tactile elements and materials;

  • To introduce the children to the role of art, craft and design in their environment and look at similarities and differences in work of artists, craftspeople and designers from different times and cultures.

Art and Design Policy 2021