Art Co-operation Phase Year 7 and 8:
Pupils are offered two lessons of Art in both year 7 and 8 after which they have the option of following an Art and Design Course at GCSE level.
Pupils are given the opportunity to learn a variety of Artistic skills and techniques including drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, mixed-media techniques, clay and 3D work. Throughout the two years, cultural knowledge and art historical awareness is extended to provide inspiration and context for their artistic work. Pupils increase confidence, learn to value their own independent ideas and choices resulting in increased creativity.
Pupils are encouraged to consider the relevance of creative thought and artistic aptitude in future careers in the Arts and Cultural sector and beyond.