Art and Design
At Meynell, we value Art and Design as an important part of the children’s entitlement to a broad and balanced curriculum. Art and Design provides the children with the opportunities to develop and extend skills and an opportunity to express their individual interests, thought and ideas:
Art, craft and design embody some of the highest forms of human creativity. A high-quality art and design education should inspire, raise aspirations and challenge pupils: equipping them with the knowledge and skills across a variety of artistic genres.
Children will learn that artists come from diverse backgrounds and create their work from locations all over the world. They should also know how art contributes to wider society, particularly understanding how this diversity is present through art and the role it plays in equality and fairness. Children should be able to explain how art contributes to culture, conservation, world issues and health. We also ensure that children’s learning opportunities engage with our community.
At Meynell we have decided to focus on drawing, painting and 3D form allowing children to gain in-depth skills and knowledge in these 3 areas.
Spring - 11.04.22
After a fantastic turn out to Art club this half term, I am so proud to share the work of our fantastic children! Please head over to the Art club page on our photo gallery to see even more outstanding pieces of Art.
Well done to all our children. We loved having you in Art club this term and hope to see you at the next one!
Spring 1 - 9.2.22
Miss Park is so excited to invite children throughout school to their art club! FS2 and KS1 will take place on Monday, 3-4pm, from Monday 28th February. KS2 will take place on Tuesdays, 3.15-4pm and this will begin on Tuesday 1st March. Both clubs will be held in Miss Park’s Year 1 classroom.
During this term we will be exploring ‘Animal Artwork’ and as part of our growth the children will have the opportunity to enter a global competition! For more information surrounding the competition, please read here: https://explorersagainstextinction.co.uk/initiatives/sketch-for-survival/junior-sketch-for-survival/
We have already had an overwhelming response for Art Club and if necessary we will ensure a priority list is made so that other children are able to have the opportunity in the Summer term.
Please find the letters below, in case your child is interested in taking part.
The Art Academy:
A fantastic opportunity to engage in Art and other creative activities outside of school. The Art Academy has a host of wonderful teachers who are ready to give you lots of new skills. You can access these workshops in person or online. Please follow this link if you would like more information: Who We Are - Kids Arts Academy
Get Stuck In!
Messy, sensory play for children under 5. This is a free event held at Weston Park every Friday, throughout the year. A fantastic opportunity to encourage your child to engage with Art, without you needing to clean up their mess! For more information: https://www.museums-sheffield.org.uk/whats-on/events/2022/2/fridays-under-5s-get-stuck-in-feb-11