Expressive Arts and Design

Expressive arts and design at Thornton Heath Nursery School involves:

  • Providing experiences where children can explore and play with a range of media and materials including: painting drawing, collage creating, model making, sand and water
  • Providing opportunities for children to respond to music, movement and drama
  • Promoting imaginative play as a means of not only enabling children to make sense of their world but also to develop their own imagination
  • Enabling children to make connections between one area of learning and another
  • Recognising that creativity is important in nurturing children’s expressive and cognitive skills
  • Providing high quality creative experiences for children to foster both their cognitive and creative skills