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Bathampton

Primary School

Ofsted report 2011-2010

Art and Design Curriculum

Art and Design

Art and Design provides children with the skills, concepts and knowledge necessary for them to express their responses to ideas in a visual or tactile form. It facilitates and ignites the children’s imaginations and acts as a fundamental means of personal expression, giving children opportunities to experiment with colour, shape, pattern, composition and texture.

Children explore and develop their ideas within an inclusive and supportive environment. Through a mixture of experimentation and planning children formulate their own style and approach to art and design. Children learn a vast toolkit of techniques as well as a growing awareness of the history of art and diverse cultures. We believe that all children should fulfil their artistic potential and can enjoy art as a result of encouragement, experience and collaboration.

Art and Design Policy