Art is a visual/conceptual driver within society. It defines and manipulates meanings and signifiers through the interaction of cultures across a plethora of interactive communication platforms and exhibitions.
Key Stage 3
In years 7, 8 and 9 students primarily focus on developing the formal elements (Line, Accuracy, Tonal Variation, Detail) within a variety of media and processes. These are taught within termly projects including:
- Pop Art
- Aboriginal Art
Key Stage 4
In years 10 and 11 students will explore a variety of approaches, media and art movements within their ‘Structures/Townscapes’ project. These will include:
Key Stage 5
Students will become ‘Political Artists’ and will be asked to investigate something that makes them angry. They will complete a substantial body of work incorporating a variety of artists and thinkers to justify their anger. The realisation of their project will be executed on an A1/2 canvas within mixed media.