The Art Room at the school makes good use of the large light rooms in the main school house where areas are set aside for the GCSE pupils to enjoy their individual projects and display their finished work. There is a dedicated sculpture area outside, where pupils can enjoy construction using wood and plaster.
Key Stage 3
Year 7, 8 and 9 follow a programme of study that introduces more traditional skills for drawing, painting, sculpture and print making, alongside projects that make use of the ICT resources .
Contextual study of the History of Art and Design, compliments the set projects and all pupils are encouraged to engage their research and own ideas through the use of sketch books
Key Stage 4
Year 10 and 11 GCSE pupils follow individually set projects alongside the set examination themes, to produce a portfolio of work that demonstrates individual thought processes and practical application. The work must include thorough use of the sketch book, application of ICT skills and personal reflective comments.