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Wellington School Visual Arts Program
School offers an integrated visual arts program. Students learn language Arts, Science, Social
Studies and Math through hands-on art projects.
Students solve problems, work as a team, reflect, write, discuss and
revise their work. Students make
connections and get excited about the topics that they are exploring.
also receive a solid foundation in visual art.
From Nursery through to Grade Six, students will learn the elements and
principles of design. They will also
experience a variety of media in drawing, painting, printmaking, and
sculpture. Students will be exposed to a
variety of styles and traditions in art – both historical and contemporary,
from a variety of cultural traditions.
are planned and taught collaboratively by the classroom teachers and the art
teacher. Students will often spend
between 60 and 90 minutes in the art room at one time. These longer periods allow students to focus
intensely on what they are doing.
Through their artwork, students are able to express both their learning of visual art and their learning through
visual art. Assessment of student learning is portfolio-based. It is
undertaken by the student, the classroom teacher, and the art teacher.
|Through their artwork, students are able to express both their learning of visual art and their learning through visual art. Assessment of student learning is portfolio-based. It is undertaken by the student, the classroom teacher, and the art teacher.|
program at our school is enriched by the Engaging Fusion Arts Program. Students have the opportunity to work with
practicing artists to learn about videography, textile art, dance, drumming,
playwriting, storytelling, and other exciting activities.
Woods, Art Teacher