Year 7 projects are inspired by 'The Living World'. Throughout Year 7 pupils develop art skills and study different cultures.
Fine Art: 'Impressionist Portraits' (learning to use tone and mark-marking, painting techniques and colour theory)
Ceramics: 'Boggle-eyed bugs' (clay techniques)
3D/Sculpture: 'Dinosaurs!' (wire sculpture skills)
At Key Stage 4 we offer Art options in four specialisms. The exam board for all four is EdExcel.
60% coursework - made up of a personal portfolio. This portfolio will include evidence of artist studies, experimenting with materials and processes, recording ideas and creating personal responses to themes set by the teacher.
40% exam - includes 8 to 10 weeks of reasearch and development, followed by a 10 hour practical exam. You are expected to be prepared for the exam and enjoy spending two wholes days working on your own art.
A-Levels, National Diplomas and Degrees in Fine Art, Graphic Design, Textiles, Fashion, Architecture, Ceramics, Illustration, Thretre Design, and much more.