Art and Design


The Art Department encourages the individual talents of all its pupils in drawing and painting, design, photography, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics and 3D design.

Key Stage 3

During Key Stage 3 pupils explore all aspects of Art, linking their work to a range of critical and contextual links from medieval to 21st century Art sources.

As an Artsmark Platinum School we are proud of the many arts activities on offer, both in lessons and in a wide range of extra-curricular clubs and events. The art department enjoys a high profile in the school and wider community with exhibitions of student’s artwork always on display throughout the whole school.

Key Stage 4

At Key Stage 4 the subject is optional but subjects are very popular with many of the students undertaking very successful GCSE courses in Fine Art and in Photography. There is a suite of rooms specifically designated to digital photography, a darkroom and a photographic studio.

Key Stage 5

The department offers very successful A Level courses in both Fine Art and Photography. This is a natural progression from the GCSE course and culminates in a final public exhibition of work in the second year.

Art Staff

Miss J Porter (HoD)

Mrs G Grant (AHoD)

Mrs N Alexander-Hill

Mr S Cole

Mrs E Stevenson


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