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Art at St Richard's 

"Every child is an artist."   - Pablo Picasso 

Art in Early Years

Expressive arts and design is one of the seven areas of the early years foundation stage and is used to develop a child's imagination, creativity and their ability to use media and materials. Children do this in range of ways including singing songs and making music, dancing, playing with colours, textures and design.

Come and take a look at what's been happening in Art.. 

Take a look at what we're learning in Art this year...

Pupil Voice

Pupil voice shows that children enjoy their learning of art in early years.  The following comments have been gathered from pupil voice, where children were given time to discuss their learning in Art. 

  • I like it when we can paint 


  • Colouring pictures is my favourite 


  • My favourite colour is pink

Art Documents

Art Policy

Art Policy.pdf .pdf

Our Curriculum 


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Have Fun

Click on the links below to be transported to other websites all about Art, some with interactive games for you to play and get involved with. 

Parent's guide to Early Years

Reception_Progression_Document_Art.pdf .pdf
Parents_guide_to_the_EYFS.pdf .pdf