Art & Design


Our main objectives in Art are to develop:

  • An awareness of shape, colour and texture
  • A sense of touch as well as vision
  • Practical and manipulative skills
  • Powers of observation and judgement
  •  Emotional responses

Children have the opportunities to do this through trying out different art forms and materials so that by the time they leave primary school they should be able to express themselves confidently. They should be able to use equipment and materials correctly and be able to prepare and complete work independently.


We place a special emphasis on a creative and stimulating environment for young children. Exciting displays of children’s art work are given high profile at Roskear as can be seen from walking down the corridors.


Design and Technology


We present the children with work that is interesting, varied and challenging. All pupils are involved in the technological process: identifying a need, developing a design and making and evaluating the results. The ability to communicate both verbally and through design is encouraged at all ages.


We want our pupils to develop the creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently and to participate successfully in an increasingly technological world.


Design and Technology is embedded within our immersive learning topics and is also a popular choice for homework activities.