Art & Design

Key Stage 3
We aim to teach our students a wide variety of skills and techniques ranging from drawing and painting to sculpture and photography


Key Stage 4
Students are given the opportunity to express an individual personal response using a wide variety of media and techniques. We enable all students to appreciate art from the past and present and to explore the art of other cultures


Key Stage 5
In Year 12 our A Level students are introduced to a variety of experiences employing a range of media, processes and techniques. In Year 13 students should build upon the knowledge, understanding and skills gained with a greater depth of study.


Success in Art and Design can lead to a wide variety of careers including:

  • The Media: TV, radio, theatre, photography.
  • Journalism: fashion, advertising.
  • Teaching: primary or specialist secondary.
  • Design: costume, product, packaging, fashion, furniture.
  • Arts/Education: development in the Arts.
  • Regeneration: projects in the community.

Department Head – Mrs R Longbone