Creativity is highly valued at St Mary’s. Children take pride in their work and their artwork is displayed prominently throughout the school. Children enjoy using the work of famous artists to inspire their own pieces of art. Children use a wide range of artistic materials to create artwork in a variety of styles. Take a look at some of our art work:
How can parents help?
Art is an enjoyable activity which is easy to do at home. Here are a few suggestions to get started:
- Save some of your recycling. Create a ‘bits and pieces’ box out of old pieces of paper, card, sweet wrappers, bottles – anything which could make fun and exciting art!
- Have art materials available. Keep art materials easily accessible in the home so that children can practice their artistic skills.
- Be observant. When out and about, encourage children to notice buildings and landscapes around them.
- Look at the links below if you or your children would like to find out more…