Art & Design

Through our curriculum, we aim to provide pupils with a breadth of activities that develop their knowledge and skills in art, craft and design.  We believe that as well as providing opportunities for children to express their creativity, art develops understanding of the culture and history of our nation, and allows them to explore and compare the significance of art in other countries. 

Our curriculum offers a range of tactile and experimental learning opportunities for pupils, allowing them to develop skills, becoming proficient across a range of media: painting, drawing, sculpting, as well as other art and craft techniques.  Children are given the opportunity to create their own art work, evaluating their skills and techniques, to produce high quality pieces of work.  They are also given the opportunity to study great artists, learning to understand, evaluate and appreciate different styles of work from different periods in time, which they then use to inform their own practice.  

For details about specific year group coverage, see the curriculum map for each year group, found on the class pages of our website.

Latest News

Medical Information

27 Feb 2020

Infection Control We understand when children are together, the risk of spreading infectious diseases exists and that we have a duty to promote the good health and well-being of all of our children, to take necessary steps to prevent the spread of …more

Read more here

Behaviour

5 Nov 2019

At St Michael and St Thomas we have exceptionally high expectations for the behaviour of everyone in our community – pupils, staff, parents and visitors. Our pupils are polite and well mannered, something which is commented on regularly by visitors …more

Read more here

Parent Dates

17 Oct 2019

SPRING TERM 2020 – DATES FOR DIARY These dates are the correct at the time of writing, but could be subject to change. Please continue to check the weekly newsletters and the website for up to date information throughout the term. Mon 6th …more

Read more here