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St John the Baptist Primary School, Belfast

The Arts


The Arts Co - ordinator - Mrs Mc Crystal

The Arts

The arts provide rich opportunities for developing creativity. It includes the subjects of Art, Drama and Music. In SJB, pupils are involved in a wide range of activties to allow children to express their ideas and feelings. 

Art and Design 

Our pupils experiment with a wide range of media and materials to explore a variety of elements. They are also given the opportunity to learn about famous artists and to produce their own work based on the artists style. 


In SJB, each pupil is given the opportunity to perfrom through singing, playing percussion instruments, tin whistle and African Drums. Our school choir perfroms at various school and community events. 


All pupils are given the opportunity to show their creative side through our Nativity plays, Christmas and Easter Pageants and our P7 end of year show.