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Art

Blundell’s Prep School has a light, modern, well-resourced art room, which offers an excellent environment in which the children can be both confident and creative.

The children are offered opportunities to experiment with a variety of media and work at a range of scales. They have benefitted from the experience of working with visiting artists as well as having regular opportunities to draw from real life.

Aims of the Art department

  • Develop enquiring minds about images and artefacts which are part of historical and contemporary society
  • Collect and organise visual information for a variety of purposes
  • Express opinions on, and evaluate, their own work and that of others, from a variety of times and places
  • Develop a range of practical skills in wet and dry malleable rigid materials
  • Explore, take risks and experiment with materials.
  • Gain confidence in their ability to make informed choices and to adapt and refine their work as it progresses
  • Express opinions and ideas about the world around them and to understand the role of art in society and how it is used to inform and shape environments
  • Explore other people’s values and beliefs

Latest News

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1st XV beat Marlborough

1st XV beat Marlborough

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The Educational Quality inspection reports Blundell's Prep as EXCELLENT

The Educational Quality inspection reports on the quality of the school’s work. It focuses on the two key outcomes: - The achievement of the pupils, including their academic development, and - The personal development of the pupils. In both, the school was graded as EXCELLENT, the highest grade that may be awarded.

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FOBP Christmas Market

Christmas Market raises money for Balloons Charity

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Blundell’s School announces new Director of Cricket Dean Headley

Blundell’s School announces new Director of Cricket Dean Headley

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Community Links

Blundell’s provide support to local community

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Blundell's School One Day Event 2022

This year’s Blundell’s One Day Event took place once again at the stunning Pontispool Equestrian Centre, near Taunton.

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Sensory Storytime

Our Head of Pre-Prep, Mrs Clifford, hosts a sell out community event at Tiverton Library

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Why is music important?

Music ignites all areas of child development and skills, including intellectual, social, emotional and motor language. It enhances good concentration and develops listening skills so that the child can achieve academically in all areas of the curriculum.

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When Nature Meets Nurture: Outdoor Learning at Blundell’s Prep

The children cannot wait to put on their Wellington boots to get outside to ‘play’ each week, but what are the benefits of this ‘Forest School fad’?! Is there really any value in climbing trees, lighting fires and creating mud pies?! Where is the learning?!

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