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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

9th Dec 2021
P7H made a beautiful display of their lips, completed in the style of Andy Warhol’s...
19th Jan 2022
This year P3 have been involved with Young at Art. They have planned lots of great...
20th Dec 2021
We made some amazing hand print wreaths.