Visual Art (Junior School Arts)

Visual Art

In the Junior School Art program, children from Kindergarten to Grade 5 try a variety of artistic methods and forms. Taught by a trained artist, the students express their ideas, attitudes and feelings through visual art. The Junior School art room includes sinks, a kiln, large table spaces and windows for lots of natural light.

Art enriches the natural creative attitude of young children. Students gain an understanding of visual culture and become inspired to create. Art class can enhance the concepts and ideas that are being studied in other classes, which act as a springboard to art projects.

At the primary level, the homeroom teacher works with the art teacher to make connections with other subject areas and to encourage children in their creative endeavours. At the intermediate level, art class focuses on creating work inspired by the art world. Class work covers various artists and art movements and introduces relevant concepts and terminology.

Visual Arts at SMUS

SMUS Junior Viewbook cover cropThe Junior School viewbook provides an overview of the program and the SMUS experience.

See the Viewbook