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Nettlefield Primary School, Radnor Street, Belfast

The Arts

The Arts is an Area of Learning within the curriculum.  It has three strands: Art and Design, Drama, and Music.  The Arts develops children's creativity and encourages them to express their feelings.


In the primary curriculum, The Arts provide children with the opportunity to develop:

  • their curiosity, imagination and creativity
  • their self-confidence and self-esteem
  • their artistic, musical and kinaesthetic abilities, including gross and fine motor skills
  • verbal and non-verbal modes of expression
  • an appreciation of the beauty and wonder of the world around them
  • their ability to make informed choices and decision
  • an awareness of other cultures

The Arts

21st Mar 2024
Thanks to Miss Wilson for organising our Easter Challenge. We had so much fun with...
21st Mar 2024
We had a lovely morning launching our playground murals with Rosy, Dean and Kerrie...
8th Mar 2024
P5W loved dressing up for world book day. We had a best dressed and best toilet roll...