In connection with our ‘Relationships’ topic, HOL students are exploring the work of portrait artists such as Picasso. Decades of research prove that arts education impacts everything from overall academic achievement to social and emotional development. Research has proven the arts develop the brain resulting in increased fine motor skills, greater creativity and improved emotional balance. ‘Quite simply, the arts are invaluable to our proper functioning individually and as a society.’
Read more on how Art Enhances Brain Function and Well-Being by Renee Phillips.