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Arts Council Meetings

Autumn 1

Areas Discussed:

  • What do the arts look like at Midfield?
  • What are we proud of?
  • What do we want to improve?

Actions and Impact

  • Children were very clear about what they are proud of at Midfield.‚Äč
  • Subject coordinator to look at planning and ensure variety across academic year.
  • Investigate possible big projects linked to current affairs or world issues.
  • Plan to hold parent drop ins to showcase children's work. 

Autumn 2

Areas discussed:

  • How often do the children feel they are taught Art/ DT?
  • What does DT look like?
  • Sharing Art work from all year groups.

Actions and Impact:

  • Ideas brainstormed for a DT project.
  • Begun posters to advertise project to pupils.
  • Research needed into cooking facilities for DT. 
  • Display of whole school art to be created

Spring 1

Areas Discussed:

  • What do you do in Art lessons?
  • What skills do you feel you have learnt?
  • Have you learnt about famous artists?
  • What would you like to create for the whole school Art Display?

Actions and Impact

  • Look at Art display board, discussed ideas, went on a walk to the Eco Garden and made decisions about what to include in display.
  • Discussion about children's views of Art lessons and skills.