The Aims of Art at Ravenshall

Art education aims to:

  • Develop safe ways of working through exploring a range of materials and equipment
  • Stimulate creativity and imagination, personal expression and reflection and an enjoyment of art in many contexts
  • Provide pupils with skills, concepts and knowledge necessary to express responses to ideas and experiences in a visual, tactical and sensory form.
  • Develop, through art, craft and design activities, the ability to solve problems and communicate what they see, feel and think using colour, texture, form, pattern and different materials, processes and techniques.
  • Develop an appreciation of and a concern for the natural and manufactured environment,
  • learning about the roles and functions of art exploring the impact it has on contemporary life and that of different times and cultures.
  • Develop increasing confidence in the use of visual and tactile elements and to improve the ability to control materials, tools and techniques.
  • Foster an enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts and a knowledge of artists, craftspeople and designers.
  • Develop the ability to make informed critical responses to their own work and that of others, celebrating achievements and embracing new challenges.
  • Generate independent, self-confident and motivated learners.

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