Art & Design

Departmental Staff

Head of Department

Mrs L. Wilson    BA(Hons), PGCE

Subject Teachers

Mrs V. McMahon    BA(Hons), PGCE

Miss C. Reid    BA(Hons), PGCE

Key Stage 3

Year 8

  • Drawing & Painting

  • Colour Theory & the Visual Elements

  • Lens-based Media (Photography)

  • Ceramics

  • Monsters / Distortion

Year 9

  • Lens-based Media (Animation)

  • My World

  • Drawing, Painting & 3D Construction

  • Doorways

Year 10

  • Drawing

  • Painting

  • Printmaking

  • Textiles

  • Contextual Studies

Key Stage 4 : WJEC/Eduqas Art & Design GCSE

The GCSE course is made up of two units:

  • Component  1 - Portfolio ( 60% )

  • Component 2 - Externally Set Assignment ( 40% )

Students must complete both Component 1 and Component 2.

Key Stage 5 : WJEC Art & Design

  • UNIT 1  - Personal Creative Inquiry

  • UNIT 2 - Personal Investigation

  • UNIT 3 - Externally Set Assignment

The GCE course is comprised of 3 units:

Career Paths

  • Graphic Designer

  • Web Site Designer

  • Interior Designer

  • Architect

  • Illustrator

  • Furniture Designer

  • Photographer

  • Animator

  • Art Teacher

  • Art Therapist

  • Museum Curator