Building cultural capital
Students gain an understanding of why art is important and how it enhances their lives. They develop a sense of their place in school and the wider world. Through art, students also investigate and gain an appreciation of different cultures and artist movements and why they are important. Students also gain an understanding of diversity and equality art. They develop evaluation skills and an understanding of how they can use different stimuli to enhance and shape their work.
Students get an opportunity to visit London art galleries to view many outstanding works of art, experiencing and appreciating them in a public setting to appreciate their beauty and significance on humanity over time. Through art, students gain the skills of creativity, curiosity, resourcefulness, resilience, communication, reflection and appreciation.