What is the Arts Mark?
The Arts Mark is awarded by Arts Council England and recognises organisations who inspire young people through arts and culture. Arts Mark support schools’ who bring arts and culture to life in every classroom through a shared commitment to high-quality art and cultural education.
The Arts are firmly at the heart of Boundary Primary School and are valued by staff, children and parents. The teaching of Music, Art, Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre are taught in ways accessible to all and enable the development of their natural talents.
We have worked hard to incorporate the Arts Mark quality principles in our teaching and believe that they are a fundamental part of our pupil’s education.
How will the Arts Mark impact the children of Boundary Primary School?
Culture & Diversity Development is at the heart of the curriculum for the children at Boundary Primary School. We are focused on the development of the children’s character as well as their academic achievement; tolerant, understanding, well rounded, resilient, imaginative and creative pupils are what we strive to encompass through our continued engagement with arts and culture education.
Our future developments for Boundary are to authentically and actively involve the children in the development of the Arts through a representative Pupil Arts Council, who will begin to organise and choose cultural experiences for their peers.
Today in Year Five, both classes had the opportunity to participate in a question and answer session with two actors from the RSC. They learnt about how actors deal with pre-performance nerves, how they learn their lines and what inspired them to become actors. This...
Year 5 spent the day, remembering those who fought to keep us safe. We learned what life was like in the trenches of a WWI battle field and wrote a letter home from the Western Front. We created our own poppy artwork and made poppies to plant in the Boundary...
We have been learning about Remembrance this week and as part of this we understood that poppies were one of the first flowers to grow on the battlefields, when the war was over. Our poppy art used a background wash of watercolour in green, with red poppies fading...
As part of the work we do for Remembrance Day, we have produced poppy art using water colours. We looked at lots of different examples of poppies and chose our own way of drawing them. We then drew and painted the poppies over a war poem, which we read and discussed.
Welcome back to Autumn 2 in Year 3. This week we have started learning about Artists Georges Seurat and Henri Rousseau, we looked at their paintings and added comments about colour, form, texture and shapes. We expressed our likes and dislikes. We also started our...
This half term Bracken class are enjoying learning how to play the Samba drums. This week we learnt how to play four beats together, in rhythm, missing a different beat each time.