At Streatham Wells Primary we believe by delivering high quality, engaging and challenging art lessons, we will inspire our children to gain the knowledge and skills they need to experiment, and create their own works of art, craft and design and progress successfully through the curriculum.
Creativity is a key factor in preparing our children to face the future with imagination, innovation, and to develop confidence in other subjects and life skills. Making art and design enjoyable and motivating will help develop positive attitudes in school and life beyond school, and provide the foundations for career pathways emerging from art and design; encouraging aspiring artists, designers, architects, and craft makers of the future.
By studying the work of great artists, architects and designers from the past and present children will know how art and design reflects our history, have a greater understanding of different lives, and also have respect for cultures that are different from their own.
By the end of their time at Streatham Wells Primary School, our children will have improved their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials (for example, pencil, charcoal, paint and clay) and will be confident in sharing their ideas, experiences and imagination. They will be able to talk about the work of great artists, architects and designers in history, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and make links to their own work. Our children will have learnt that concentration and persistence will enables them to create art in similar styles to great artists and have learned problem-solving skills when trying out new styles.
Through our well-planned, and sequenced Art and Design curriculum our children acquire the vital knowledge and skills required for the next stage of their learning journey and on into adulthood. This will enable the children of Streatham Wells Primary School to become successful, active and positive members of their local community and the wider world.
We hold events for parents to come in and see the wonderful work of their children showcased.