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Art & Design

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Mr McKee

Head of Art

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Mrs Conlon

Head of MIA

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Mr Livingstone

Technician

FACILITIES

Our facilities include 2 large art classrooms with an abundance of supplies and materials, a small ceramics area including a kiln and a darkroom / photography studio.

We have a range of photography and video equipment and a suite of iMacs for editing, graphic design and multi-media production.

KEY STAGE 3

Key stage 3 covers a broad curriculum, starting from the basic foundations of art to fine art techniques. We cover the mediums of painting and drawing, print making, sculpture, lens based media (photography) and ceramics. Students look at a range of styles, techniques and learn various creative skills.

GCSE

Are at GCSE curriculum is Edexcel Art & Design, which equips students with the skills to enjoy, produce and engage with the visual arts throughout their lives, and it has immense value as a GCSE subject.

GCSE Art and Design provides the opportunity for students to:
explore both contemporary and historical sources of art, craft and design first hand through, for example:
visiting museums, galleries, art shows and fairs
experiencing audio-visual productions, including still and moving imagery
their surroundings and environments.
take an individual approach to their art, craft and design making
develop the skill of selecting their best and most appropriate work for presentation.

A LEVEL

At post-16 levels we offer A-Level Art & Design, AS Photography and Moving Image Arts. This range of courses gives students the opportunity to enhance their desired creative skills in a subject that suits them. It also gives them a more defined qualification for progressing onto further education or to take up employment within the creative industry.

FURTHER EDUCATION & CAREERS

In further education, students can progress to Foundation Courses in Art & Design, (pre-degree entrance course). Degrees in Art & Design, Fine Art, Art History, Film and Media, Product Design, Architecture, Photography, Creative Technologies and much more…

There are a wide range of careers available to students who follow courses in Art & Design, Moving Image Arts and/or Photography.

    Advertising Designer
    Animation Director
    Animator
    Art Administrator
    Art Critic
    Art Director
    Art Historian
    Artisan
    Artist
    Brand Manager
    Cartoonist
    Casting Director
    Chief Creative Officer
    Choreographers
    Cinematographer
    Colourist
    Comic Book Creator
    Creative Director
    Creative Professional
    Creative Writer
    Curator
    Dancer
    Design Director
    Design Strategist
    Fashion Designer
    Film Critic
    Film Director
    Fine Artist
    Floral Designer
    Food Stylist
    Furniture Designer
    Game Artist
    Graphic Designer
    Hairstylist
    Illustrator
    Industrial Designer
    Interior Designer
    Jewellery Designer
    Landscape Architect
    Make-up Artist
    Multi-media Artist
    Photographer
    Printmaker
    Sculptor
    Set Decorator
    Theatre Consultant
    Typeface Designer
    Web designer

GALLERY

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