Southdale prides itself in providing high quality, rich, diverse and stimulating experiences in the teaching of art and is committed to creativity – not just in the arts, but across the whole curriculum.
Art is not a self-contained subject but draws on Key Skills and the use of knowledge, skills and understanding from other subjects. Other curriculum subjects often provide the context in which Art takes place, so that pupils’ Art experience supports and reinforces their development across the whole curriculum.
Our aims are to:
2015 - 2016
Year 5 enjoyed creating their rainforest animal using clay and experimenting with different tools - primarily the garlic press which proved very effective for creating hair and whiskers!