The Visual Arts programme at Kellett is seen as a vital
aspect of all student's development. It plays a valuable role in our broad and
Much of the practical work created is linked to other
areas of the curriculum, enriching the student's experience in the Art lessons
while they gain a deeper understanding of history, religion, culture and
science. The nature of creating art demands problem solving skills and higher
order thinking, including analysis, synthesis and evaluation.
This process raises
self esteem and supports excellent working practices of regular reflection,
self assessment and modification of work.
Art at Kellett is an exciting mix of investigating art from
around the world, enjoying the hands on sensory practice of using art materials
and developing a personal aesthetic judgment. The students are given the
opportunity to use a wide variety of media and materials, as you can see from
the photographs. In the lessons, students learn to work both independently
Importance of self expression, risk-taking in a safe
and supportive environment and exercising the imagination and creativity
of each individual are at the heart of the lessons.