Art and Photography

Departmental Staff
Curriculum Leader Mrs J Tompkins  
Subject Teachers Miss C de Silva 
SLT Line Manager Miss L Szymura  

Art & Photography – Key Stage 3

At Key Stage 3 students have three lessons of Art each fortnight and are taught in tutor groups. Photography is not taught until Key Stage 4.

The main programmes of study in each year of Key Stage 3 are summarised as follows with further details contained in schemes of work:

Year 7

  • Line, tone and texture
  • Colour and pattern

Download Scheme of Work – Year 7

 

Year 8

  • Still life
  • Shape and form
  • Colour and pattern

Download Scheme of Work – Year 8

 

Year 9

  • Architecture
  • Natural/mechanical

Download Scheme of Work – Year 9

Creative and talented students are encouraged to undertake extended classwork and homework projects.
A new art club for years seven and eight is organised and run by sixth form students. There are also half-termly workshops run by teaching staff that give students the opportunity to experience art forms and techniques that aren’t taught in mainstream class work.

Art & Photography – Key Stage 4

At Key Stage 4 we offer a choice of the following GCSE courses:

  • Art and Design
  • Photography – Lens and Light-based Media

Please refer to the ‘Key Stage 4 Courses Booklet‘ for further details.

Art & Photography – Key Stage 5

At Key Stage 5 we offer a choice of the following AS and A2 art and photography courses:

  • Fine Art
  • Photography – Lens & Light-based Media

Please refer to the ‘Sixth Form Prospectus‘ for further details.