Art & Design

Art & Design stimulates creativity and imagination. It provides visual, tactile and sensory experiences and a unique way of understanding and responding to the world. Pupils can use colour, form, texture, and pattern and feel materials and process; to communicate what they see, feel and think.  

Our aims in Art & Design


To develop and extend pupils visual creativity, curiosity, enquiry and aesthetic sensitivity to the natural and man-made world, to ensure that all pupils:
•    produce creative work, exploring their ideas and recording their experiences;
•    become proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and other art, craft and design techniques;
•    evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design;
•    know about great artists, craft makers and designers, and understand the historical and cultural development of their art forms.

Our objectives


•    To provide a range of stimulating and creative opportunities which create a framework for success and enjoyment, thus enhancing self-esteem;
•    To develop pupils’ visual perception, awareness, curiosity and sensitivity to the natural and built environment, through working from observation and direct experience;
•    To foster the development of making skills using a variety of media, techniques and scale. Pupils can thus develop the ability and confidence to realise their ideas successfully in two and three dimensions both expressively and in design;
•    To develop the pupils’ capability in developing and expressing ideas through art by visual investigation and the gathering and organisation of reference materials and resources;
•    To encourage pupils to evaluate and review their work and that of others, both individually and in group;
•    To provide pupils with an understanding of the visual elements of art so that they can use this effectively in carrying out their creative ideas;
•    To develop pupils’ understanding and appreciation of art and design as a positive force within their everyday life;
•    To encourage pupils to respond to, and articulate opinions on art, craft and design and sculpture and use a specialist art vocabulary when describing their work and ideas.

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Crawford Village Primary School

Crawford Village Primary School Crawford Road
Crawford
Up Holland
Lancashire
WN8 9QP

Mrs S Roberts - Bursar | Mrs D Eaton - Headteacher

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