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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

17th Jun 2022
Check out our cool ‘The Future’s Bright’ art. We have drawn two...
31st May 2022
P7H had a great day celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee. Queen Elizabeth...
16th May 2022
We have been talking about Queen Elizabeth and how she has ruled our country for...