Safeguarding

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Safeguarding

At Holy Rosary, we value Art and Design as an important part of the children’s entitlement to a broad and balanced curriculum. We believe that high-quality Art lessons will inspire children to think innovatively and develop a creative, procedural understanding.

All children will have the opportunity to experiment, invent and create their own works of art, craft and design. Children will develop their understanding of the visual elements of art and design (line, tone, texture, colour, pattern, shape, 3D form) by providing a curriculum which will enable children to reach their full potential. Our children will also know how art and design both reflect and shape our history and contribute to the culture of our world.

 

We aim for all children to: 

  • Produce creative work drawing on their own experiences and ideas.
  • Become proficient in drawing, painting and sculpture.
  • Master the use of a range of tools and materials.
  • Critically evaluate and analyse creative work using key Art and Design language.
  • Know about a range of great artist, craft makers and designers, showing a good understanding of the historical and cultural development of their art form.

Each class throughout the school has a one to two-hour Art lesson lead by an Artist each week. During these lessons the children have the opportunities to develop their art skills and knowledge using an individual sketch book which they continue to use each year to show their progression within art. Opportunities for Artistic expression are also provided by class teachers when teaching other subject areas.

The teaching and implementation of the Art and Design Curriculum at Holy Rosary School is based on the National Curriculum and linked to subject themes to ensure a well-structured approach to this creative subject. Progression maps show clear progression of knowledge and skills being developed.  Areas covered include Stone Age cave paintings, portraits of important people from History (including Neil Armstrong and Christopher Columbus), WW2 aircrafts, nature and models of the moon.

The work of famous local, national and international artists are also explored to enhance the children’s learning.

Children at Holy Rosary enjoy the self-expression that they experience in both Art and Design. They are always keen to learn new skills and work hard to perfect those shown to them. The children’s art is very often cross-curricular, and helps them to show their knowledge and understanding in History, Geography and Religious Education

Meet our Safeguarding Leads 

If you have any safeguarding concerns about your child, or another child in the school, please speak to one of our safeguarding leads. 

Mrs Potts

Mrs Potts

Mrs Cavanagh

Mrs Cavanagh

Miss Warsap

Miss Warsap

Mrs Dootson

Mrs Dootson

Week Beginning 13th January 2020.

Week Beginning 13th January 2020.

I may be a little late in welcoming you all back, but I want to take the opportunity to say I hope you all had a happy and Holy Christmas and New Year.  I just want to remind parents that I am available should you wish to speak with me, about your child, an issue you...

Week Beginning 14th October 2019

Week Beginning 14th October 2019

With Social Media becoming an increasing form of communication and entertainment for us all, I think it is important to remember that behind every picture or status is another human being. Here is a little visual prompt to make us THINK before we post.

Week Beginning 7th October 2019

Week Beginning 7th October 2019

Just as our bodies can become unwell, people’s minds can become emotionally unwell too and this may be more common than you think, with 3 children in every classroom experiencing a mental health problem at any given time. In recognising the significance of early...

27th September 2019

27th September 2019

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20th September 2019

20th September 2019

Frightening news that has been revealed by Sky News - Children as young as six have been accessing dating apps and they have been asking is enough being done to protect our children. Read the full article here... This week I have spent time going round classrooms,...

August 2019

August 2019

We are delighted to introduce our new 'Family and Pupil Support Officer', Mrs Potts. Mrs Potts will be joining the Holy Rosary family in September and her role will involve many different tasks. Mrs Potts role will involve many tasks including supporting parents and...