Art and DT
Art and Design Technology is a unique form of experience that cannot be imitated. At St Teresa’s it is used as a way for each child to express his/herself and is essential to the development of the whole child. It enables all children to respond to their talents and to fulfil their potential whatever their ability. It is important for a child to know that their work is enjoyed and valued by all.
Weekly Art lessons allow the children to discover the work of different artists from Arcimboldo to Van Gogh. Art lessons are held in the large, bright and airy Creative Arts room filled with a plethora of art materials to stimulate imagination and ideas. From Reception through to Year 6 the children have a dedicated Art Teacher. There are regular opportunities to participate in local and national art competitions. We regularly collaborate with a local art gallery which children visit and gain knowledge of locals artists. Additionally each year group gets an opportunity to create a front cover for a Mass sheet and artwork for other events in the school year.
In Year 6 there is the opportunity to become an Art Steward, a much sought-after position in the school community.