Art and Design
The Key Stage 3 art and design curriculum provides students with a unique opportunity to develop their practical art skills, as well as their understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. The aim of the course is that students learn to think and create as artists, craftspeople and designers in their own right, but also learn to value the role that the visual arts and design plays in the enrichment their lives.
- Students are introduced to a broad range of different materials and techniques such as painting, collage, sculpture, printmaking and ceramics.
- Years 7 to 9 are divided into a series of exciting termly projects.
- All projects involve the study of the work of other artists or designers.
- The main emphasis for each unit can range from developing a practical skill, through to the exploration of another culture or using visual art to present an issue which impacts on their lives.