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Our Art

The Art department is an exciting, vibrant and creative hub at the heart of the school. Art is taught by a specialist art teacher and all children from Reception to year 6 enjoy weekly lessons. Children develop a visual art sketchbook, learning that art is a process, not just an outcome.

For those who want to explore their creative potential further, the school offers a number of extracurricular art clubs, for both key stages, taught by internal Art teaching staff and external providers, Creativityarts,

Gallery trips, artist workshops and art competitions are a regular feature in the life of the department. Recent highlights include:

  • In 2019/20, Chepstow House exhibited in the National Gallery’s Take One Picture Exhibition (a combined project with our Science department).
  • Year 3 participated in Tate Britain and Steve McQueen’s ambitious collaboration project.
  • Entered the Mayor of London’s 4th plinth competition and the Royal Academy of Art: Young Artist Competition.
  • Every year, we support the amazing charitable work of the Royal College of Art: Young Art Competition.

Children’s work is celebrated throughout the school, with a revolving display of their work, brightening up our Chepstow House community.

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