The primary students’ characteristics and needs are reflected in the primary visual art’s curricular development and the curriculum is designed to focus on developing students’ EQ and IQ, discovering and enhancing their imagination and creativity, artistic ability and aesthetic appeal. Students are expected to involve themselves in art projects with great interest and fervour.
Our art curriculum focuses on a broad view of education and the role that art can play. They indicate how art can contribute to essential aspects of children’s personal development such as creativity, independence, judgement and self-reflection. The art curriculum includes opportunities to learn and explore other cultures: celebrating different cultural traditions.
The series cover the primary concepts and key processes of art education via six content areas：
learn that drawing may be used for different reasons and in different ways
continue to develop and refine the students’ control over a variety of drawing tools and media
Collage & Textiles
experiment freely with a wide range of different materials for collage and textile work
explore and develop simple weaving techniques and skills
experiment freely with paint in order to learn about what paint is like and how it can be used
discover the potential of brushes and other painting implements through experimentation, and investigate the kind of marks that can be made
explore ideas by investigating and experimenting with modelling and construction techniques using recycled materials
evaluate the students’ sculptures during the making process and suggest ways in which to solve problems and improve their own work
experience the process of printing, experimenting with a range of objects, shapes and patterns
develop and use appropriate and relevant vocabulary and make choices as to how the students can develop or modify their own printing
explore and experiment with digital tools and processes, and use them creatively
combine digital images with traditional materials
Founded in 1996, the Shanghai Singapore International School aims to develop each student into a responsible global citizen, with a strong sense of character preparing them for success in any life or career path they may choose.