Art

Visual Arts Education enables young people to:

  • Become more visually literate
  • Exercise their creativity
  • Improve their critical thinking skills
  • Become more confident in self-expression
  • Develop their cultural knowledge and understanding
  • Become more aware of their environments
  • Acquire technical making skills
  • Solve problems
  • Evaluate their own work, set targets & meet deadlines
  • Recognise the contribution of Artists & Designers to society

Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Art  

The Art Department aims to offer pupils:

  • OUTSTANDING art lessons
  • A stimulating and visually engaging environment
  • A safe and purposeful working atmosphere where people and their creative endeavour are respected and valued
  • A programme of study that is broad-based, challenging, engaging and relevant
  • The opportunity to succeed in fulfilling their artistic potential and feel proud of their achievements
  • An opportunity to develop a lifelong ‘love of the arts’.

Art Staff

Lessons

Year 7 1 hour per week ... approx. 39 hours

Year 8 1 hour per week ... approx. 39 hours

Year 9 1 hour per week ... approx. 39 hours

Year 10/11 GCSE 2/3 or 3/2 hours per week ... approx. 170 hours


Art Curriculum Statement

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Art  Curriculum Map/Journey


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How we assess in Art


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