At Walford Primary School, we value art, craft and design highly as they allow our pupils to be at their most creative. We also value the opportunities art, craft and design afford for developing the core learning skills of resilience, resourcefulness, reciprocity and reflectiveness. Our very talented Mrs Lees (HLTA) often helps us in our Art lessons.
In line with the national curriculum, we believe; ‘a high-quality art and design education should engage, inspire and challenge pupils, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to experiment, invent and create their own works of art, craft and design. As pupils progress, they should be able to think critically and develop a more rigorous understanding of art and design. At Walford Primary School, we believe our pupils should also know how in this country and globally, art and design both reflect and shape history, and contribute to culture.
The national curriculum for art and design aims to ensure that all pupils:
Walford Primary School also aims for pupils to: