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Music, Art and Design Technology

The school values all aspects of the curriculum and plans carefully to ensure that all children have a wider and varied curriculum.

This includes a comprehensive Art, Design Technology, Dance/Drama and Music curriculum.


The school provides exciting and engaging music lessons delivered using the Charanga Music scheme of work that meet the full national curriculum music offer.

We are also very proud of our of school choir. They meet weekly at perform at school, LSP and national events such as the Young Voices concert in Birmingham.


Children take part in a wide range of annual performances to parents including a Reception Nativity and Year 6 leavers play. Each year group will perform once a year as they develop their dance and drama skills.

Year 2 take part in the annual Weston Dance Festival and also perform at the Gordano School Dance Showcase.

Art and Design

The fantastic art and design work that children produce is best seen during a tour of the school. Work is displayed around the building from art and DT lessons in each year groups and school and local initiatives such as the WW1 Centenary, Portishead in Bloom, Window Wonderland and our own annual excellence week which always has an art focus.

Imagination is the one source of every form of human achievement - Sir Ken Robinson