Art, craft and design inspire creativity. Our art and design schema will engage, inspire and challenge pupils, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to experiment, invent and create their own works of art, craft and design. Children will develop the skills to think critically about artists and develop a more rigorous understanding of art and design. They will also develop an understanding of how art and design both reflect and shape our history and contribute to the culture, creativity and wealth of our city and nation. We will sign-post local galleries and events to enhance the children’s learning.
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Design & Technology
Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, children will design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values. They will acquire a broad range of subject knowledge and draw on skills in mathematics, science, computing and art. Pupils will learn how to take risks, become resourceful, innovative, enterprising and capable citizens. High-quality design and technology education makes an essential contribution to the creativity, culture, wealth and well-being of the nation.
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We will inspire a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that will remain with our children for the rest of their lives. We will equip pupils with knowledge about diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, together with a developing understanding of the Earth’s physical and human features. Geographical knowledge, understanding and skills will be taught at local level making use of local resources and then progress to the wider world.
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St Cecilia’s history education will help pupils gain a coherent knowledge and understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world. It will inspire pupils’ curiosity to know more about the past. Teaching will encourage children to ask questions, think critically, analyse evidence and develop perspective and judgement. History will support our children to understand people’s lives, the process of change, the diversity of societies and relationships between different groups, as well as their own identity within the history of Liverpool and the challenges of their time.
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Music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity. Our music education will engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music and develop their talent as musicians, increasing their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement. As pupils progress, they will develop a critical engagement with music, allowing them to compose and to listen with discrimination.
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Our high-quality physical education curriculum inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in sport and other physically-demanding activities. It provides opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness. Opportunities to compete in sport/competitions and other activities, build character and help to embed values such as fairness and respect.
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