Arts education at Fitzroy North Primary School is lead by specialist staff and regularly integrated within the classroom. Students are exposed to a vast array of different art forms and media from different cultures, incorporating their traditions and symbols. By learning to connect and empathise with people through art, our students also learn to challenge perceptions and stereotypes; to respect difference and to value their own culture.
Through engagement in the school’s Art program, students not only develop their appreciation and mastery of the subject, but also their social, communication, team work and self-expression skills. The program advances the higher order skills of analysis, synthesis and evaluation, as well as critical-thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills, all of which are vital for preparing students for an unknowable future.