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Expressive Art & Design (Semi-formal)

Art, craft and design education should engage, inspire and challenge students involving them in experiencing, experimenting, creating and inventing. Music is embedded within in the curriculum to engage and inspire students to develop a love of music, increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement. Pupils are supported to explore and experience a wide range of media and materials, as well as providing opportunities for them to develop their communication and sensory cognitive skills through choice making and reaching/grasping materials. The pupils are supported in cooking activities, allowing the children to use all their senses to explore the ingredients.



  • To experience, explore, be engaged, inspired and challenged through access to a range of media and materials
  • To produce creative work exploring ideas and imagination
  • To record experiences
  • To access music, drawing, painting, sculpture and a wide range of art, craft or design techniques.
  • To experience or access the works of great artists in various forms.