Students

Welcome to the Art Department

We are a dynamic, enthusiastic Art Department with two fully functioning art rooms.

Students, throughout their time with the Art Department are taught in mixed ability groups. We have a well established extra curricular programme for all key stages including an Art Club for students who wish to do extra study.

Staff

Head of Art Mrs A Stewart


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Key Stage 3

Course title: Art and Design

Course Overview: Students are taught to use a range of techniques and media to record their observations in sketchbooks. They learn how to analyse and evaluate their own work, and that of others while studying art, craft, design from ancient times up to the present day.

Key Areas Of Study:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Sculpture

Assessment: None

Course Length: 2 Years

Progression to: GCSE

Extra-Curricular Activities: Weekly Art Club


Key Stage 4

Course title: AQA GCSE Art, Craft and Design.

Course Overview: This is a Dynamic and vibrant course which promotes learning across a variety of experiences through various processes, tools, techniques, materials and resources.

Key Areas Of Study:

  • Fine Art
  • Textile Design
  • 3D design
  • Photography

Assessment: Externally set assignment 40% 10 hour final piece – exam conditions.

Course Length: 2 years

Progression to: Level 3 qualification such as A level Art, Craft and Design

Extra-Curricular Activities: Weekly Art Club

Trips: Gallery visits and other drawing trips.


Key Stage 5

Course title: AQA A level Art, Craft and design

Course Overview: This is a Dynamic and vibrant course which promotes learning across a variety of experiences through various processes, tools, techniques, materials and resources.

Key Areas Of Study:

  • Fine Art
  • Textile Design
  • 3D design
  • Photography
  • 1000-3000 word essay

Assessment: Externally set assignment 40% 15 hour final piece – exam conditions.

Course Length: 2 years

Progression to: Higher Education in Art and Design based courses

Extra-Curricular Activities: Weekly Art Club

Trips: Gallery visits and other drawing trips.

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