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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

10th Jun 2024
We were very lucky today to have a fantastic session for the whole school lead by...
6th Jun 2024
We finished our performances of Frozen Jr with an amazing performance which everyone...
5th Jun 2024
We had a brilliant night performing our show, Frozen Jr, for all our parents and...