Cottons Farm Academy

Cottons Farm Academy

Arts

‘The Arts are an essential element of education, just like reading, writing, and arithmetic …music, dance, painting, and theatre are all keys that unlock profound human understanding and accomplishment.’

 

At Cottons Farm, the Creative Arts encompass a range of subjects, including performance across Art, Music, Design Technology and Drama. It is our belief that a cohesive Arts Policy will help to identify and meet key objectives which run through all these subjects. 

Our environment stimulates creativity and innovation to enable our children to unleash their imagination.

We believe that by developing skills in creativity we develop a child's individuality and self-confidence. 

 

Art and Design Technology: Both Art and DT are taught through a creative curriculum. Teachers focus on the skills which children will need and encoporate these into pieces of work related to their current topic.

 

Music: We follow the Charanga Music scheme, this is an online platform which allows teachers to deliver interactive and stimulating lessons that the children to take part in. Class Teachers also pair this with the use of musical instruments to further their experience.  

 

Our Academy is currently on the Arts Mark journey:

Artsmark has been designed by schools, for schools, to align with School Improvement Plans and priorities, giving the curriculum breadth and balance. 

 

As well as recognising schools that are making the arts come alive, the Artsmark award is a practical and valuable tool for enriching a school’s arts provision whatever the starting point.

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