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St Francis Church of England Aided Junior School

"Let your light shine bright"

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Art and Design (Art)

We promote social and emotional development in Art and Design by...


  • Exploring art as a powerful social tool. Building connections and working with local schools and organisations. (British Value: Mutual Respect and Tolerance)
  • Giving children opportunities to show and talk about their work. (British Value: Individual Liberty)
  • Children discussing a range of artists and artwork, encouraging and developing communication skills.
  • Peer reflection of work and use of each other's work as inspiration. (British Value: Mutual Respect and Tolerance)
  • Creating art that is used to raise awareness for social causes.
  • Children work independently and collaboratively to develop public and community artworks that express relationships between children and the local community. (British Value: Individual Liberty and Mutual Respect and Tolerance)
  • To know that art is used to raise awareness of social and political causes. (British Value: Rule of Law and Democracy)


We promote emotional development in Art and Design by...


  • Children are required to give an opinion on artists work with justification for their view.
  • Children understand that art can carry a moral question and is used as a means or expression around the world.
  • Developing resilience and an attitude of self-reflection.
  • Encouraging children to reflect and learn from mistakes. (British Value: Individual Liberty)
  • Taking turns to share, listen and talk to one another. (British Value: Democracy)
  • Building a respect of different cultures.
  • Exploring artists and their history. (British Value: Mutual Respect and Tolerance)
  • Children understand that art is subjective and accept that we respond to artwork in different ways.(British Value: Individual liberty and Mutual Respect and Tolerance)
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