‘Creative people are curious, flexible, persistent and independent with a tremendous spirit of adventure and a love of play.’
Our Art and Design Leader is Jolene Fitzpatrick.
We are artists. We are crafters. We are designers.
An artist’s knowledge and understanding is developed specifically through the study of historical and contemporary artists. By interpreting the works of others, art is a way of seeing into new worlds, evaluating the work of a range of artists from their own and other cultures. By exploring their own ideas and using this as a basis for composition, art provides our pupils with expressive and creative opportunities to respond to the world around them.
This aligns with the D and W of our curriculum intentions (see Curriculum page).
Art and design knowledge and understanding are developed specifically through designing, making and evaluating using:
Enrichment activities aimed at ‘Inspiring ambition’ include:
See below for a selection of creative work undertaken by Peartree children.
Enriching creativity at Peartree