Stimulate lasting curiosity, skills, interest and enjoyment of the Arts from a variety of cultures and traditions.
Create an atmosphere where learners are active participants and staff enjoy teaching so that they give of their very best.
Enable learners to be familiar with principles, skills, techniques and vocabulary related to the Art and Design.
Explore a range of creative skills and knowledge enabling learners to develop a personal response.
Enable learners to see Art and Design as a major cultural feature and a part of a wider body of knowledge and skills.
Enable learners to develop a range of desirable personal qualities such as politeness, perseverance, initiative, confidence, tolerance, awareness and group sensitivity.
Enable learners to work independently and as part of a team in varied activities so that the Arts contribute to the development of core skills such as ICT, reading, writing, speaking and numeracy.
Develop an awareness in learners of the implications of the Arts (past and present) for the individual, local, national and international communities.
Enable learners to offer opinions and listening skills
Develop Creativity and imaginative thought and to explore values, attitudes, feelings and meanings, promoting self-awareness, self-esteem, confidence and maturity.
Staff at all levels across the Academy feel genuinely supported and feel grateful to work in a high-trust environment where they will readily take risks. This impacts on the quality of learning and teaching thus enhancing student learning experiences.
University College London Institute of Education – Platinum Award report