Abercynon Community Primary School

Ysgol Gymunedol Abercynon


Expressive Arts/Celfyddydau Mynegiannol

Our Expressive Arts Vision 


Our pupils will :  


  •  Engage, motivate and encourage learners to develop their creative, artistic and performance skills to the full. 

  •  Learn and experience and encourage the development of knowledge, skills and values that can help learners grasp the opportunities and meet the challenges that arise in their lives. 

  • Create or as audience, engage with the expressive arts, to gain an understanding and an appreciation of cultures and societies in Wales and in the world. Such engagement can equip learners with the skills to explore cultural differences through time and place. 

  • Express through this inclusive approach. 

  • Experience and engage physically, socially and emotionally, to support their well-being, self-esteem and resilience. This can help them become healthy, confident individuals, ready to lead fulfilling lives as valued members of society. 

  • Develop their ability to appreciate the creative work of other people, but also their own creative talents, artistic skills and performance skills.  

  • Explore, refine and communicate ideas while thinking creatively and engaging their imagination and senses. 

  • Visits theatres and galleries and enjoy the expertise of external practitioners into the classroom. 

  • Foster critical inquiry that can lead to change. Together, these skills can support learners to become enterprising, creative contributors, ready to play a full part in life and work. 

  • Explore complex issues, to challenge perceptions and to identify solutions. Gain a better understanding of their own cultural identity and that of other people, places and times. From this experience they are supported to become ethical, informed citizens of Wales and the world. 

  • Gain confidence, which can contribute directly to enriching the quality of their lives.