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“All children are artists”

Pablo Picasso


Art stimulates creativity, imagination and inventiveness.


Our vision at Holme Slack Community Primary School, is to deliver a creative curriculum which is accessible to all of our children and tailor it to their needs.

We aim to provide exciting and purposeful cross curricular learning experiences, which contain plentiful of opportunity for self-expression and creativity through first hand experiences by using a variety of media.


Our purpose of Art and Design education is to provide our pupils with the skills, concepts and knowledge necessary for them to express their responses to ideas and experiences in a visual or tactile form.


We use sketchbooks to document the children's artistic journey from the beginning of year 1 to year 6. Sketchbooks can become a timeline of skills, observations, and achievements which allow the children to review and reflect on previous work, to develop their ideas and artistic ability.


Through our arts curriculum, we aim to build on self-esteem and resilience to encourage children to think outside the box and channel their creativity, empowering them to take control of their learning and discover their true potential.




Art Exhibition 2024

Year 5 Digital Art Spring 1 2023

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022

Each class studied a different decade of the Queens reign, starting from 1950's Year 6 - 2000's Reception. Look at our children fabulous portraits of our Queen Elizabeth.