However, it has been proved by numerous researches and academic literature that not only does art studies enhance a student’s ability to experience their artistic side and embrace individuality, but also develops an extensive set of skills that will help them lead a more successful and dynamic life (House of Commons, 2009). The presence of art studies in children’s initial academic years have been noted to help them gain scholarly success, civic appointment, promote reasonable prospect and development of social and emotions (Strauss, 2013).
Thus, it is evident that the decline in the investment and promotion of arts education in the national curriculum across the UK is derogatory and alarming. Therefore, it is essential to study the impact of such policy on students and relate its effects on a domestic level and relate it to a wider more international perspective.
Concern about decreasing emphasis of arts studies in primary schools across the UK was initially presented through a series of articles on tight school budgets due to the EU economic recession.
In a budget release by PESA, the Official Treasury board of UK, it has been revealed that the government has deducted a 5.7% margin in the education sector. The administration had promised to keep the budget of education as of the cuts as well as had combined a quality to assist kids existing in demographics with poor society or in condition of poverty. Though, the yearly information evidently demonstrates expenditure of DFE are from £58.28 billion to £56.27 billion that is a hack still before rising of the prices is considered. In the budget of education, the big cuts have been appeared to the infrastructure of schools i.e. -81%, mainly accordingly of the Building Schools for Future programme’s fragment and Families, Children and Young People i.e. -17%, by large cuts towards Sure Start. The budget of schools exclusive of education is downward by 4.31 percent to £46.2 billion, as education has had a 191 percent enlarge to £5.3 billion as more schools change. The premium of student, at £556 million is just the same to 1 percent of the generally budget of academies.