Art and Design


At Perry Hall, we firmly believe that Art and Design are integral and invaluable components of our curriculum. These disciplines empower our learners, fostering their ability to express themselves freely and creatively. Our overarching goal is to engage, inspire, and challenge our pupils while endowing them with the knowledge and skills necessary to embark on a journey of artistic exploration, invention, and creation. We provide them with a rich tapestry of resources and materials to unlock their creative potential.

Central to our approach is the cultivation of an appreciation for the artistic process itself. We encourage our pupils to not only celebrate the final outcome of their artistic endeavours but to also value the intricate and often transformative journey they embark upon. Placing this emphasis on the process serves as a catalyst for building pupils' confidence, nurturing their critical thinking abilities, and kindling their innate curiosity. It is through this approach that we foster resilient and reflective learners who are unafraid to explore the boundless realms of their imagination.

Our art curriculum extends beyond the confines of the classroom as we introduce our pupils to a diverse array of local, national, and international artists, craft makers, and designers. Through this exposure, we aim to broaden our children's understanding of the profound contribution that art has made to our cultural heritage and how it has shaped the course of history.

In our art classes, children are encouraged to embark on sensory journeys, exploring the visual, tactile, and sensory qualities of various materials and processes. They are inspired to engage in meaningful discussions about their artwork, drawing connections to the artists who have influenced them. This interplay between the creative output of our pupils and the work of established artists serves to enrich their understanding and stimulate their artistic growth. It also allows them to view the world through different lenses, cultivating a broader perspective on life.

At Perry Hall, we are committed to integrating Art and Design throughout our entire school curriculum. We firmly believe that the power of artistic expression can enhance learning across all subjects, creating opportunities for cross-disciplinary exploration and enriched understanding. Our aim is to foster a culture where creativity is valued and where every child has the opportunity to harness their artistic potential as a means of self-expression and a source of inspiration.


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