Pupils are introduced to the formal Elements of Line, Texture, Tone and Colour. They are taught the basic skills of painting and drawing through a wide variety of different skills based lessons. Pupils learn about the importance of self evaluation within the subject and how this can help develop their artistic skills.
Pupils are introduced to a variety of artists and how to use the work of others to inspire and inform their own work and develop their own ideas. They work in a wide variety of materials and learn the art of experimenting and exploring the qualities of materials.
Years 9,10 & 11
Pupils are given the opportunity to choose one of the following endorsements to study at GCSE level.