Spotlight on: Mrs Morrow, Head of Pre-Prep Art
Meet Mrs Morrow, Head of Pre-Prep Art who is under the Spotlight this week.
24 June 2022
When did you join Hallfield?
Where were you before you joined Hallfield?
The Elms Junior School, Nottingham.
What made you want to become a teacher?
Wanting to make a positive impact in children’s school experiences.
What is your favourite topic(s) to teach and why?
Art, it taps into skills and ways of thinking that no other parts of the curriculum can do.
How does your subject enhance a child’s curriculum/development?
Develops artistic intelligence, creativity, problem-solving and self-expression.
What careers would your subject be useful for?
All sorts, obviously those involving art directly, such as an artist, illustrator, animator, graphics designer, architect, interior designer, art gallery curator, art therapist, and art teacher. In other careers, it links to film and TV, theatre, photography, product designer or computer designer, along with many other creative spheres of work.
What does an average day at Hallfield look like for you?
Busy, several art lessons, using a variety of materials and processes, a splatting of chicken care, either with or without children.
What do you love most about Hallfield?
The enthusiasm of the children in their lessons of Art and ‘Henrichment’. The scope to offer a wide and varied curriculum, which goes beyond the typical experience of children of the same age.
What would we be surprised to know about you?
I have started Open Water swimming.
What hobbies/interests do you have outside of school?
Chickens, ceramics and various Art forms.