Art is crucial in providing students with the opportunity to develop their creative and imaginative powers which can be used in a range of careers and hobbies. Art gives students the practical skills to communicate and express ideas, feelings and meanings in Art and Design. Art can also help students develop personal qualities such as confidence, initiative and resourcefulness, and allows students to understand the purpose of Art in contemporary society and in other times and cultures.
Students will make personal responses to their own and others’ environment and to the work of artists, craftspeople and designers, working in two and three dimensions.
Students will expect to develop a range of skills by studying Art such as: