Key Stage 3
The Art department promotes and develops skills for each student to enhance their spiritual, moral, social and cultural understanding and encourages them to participate and add value to the world around them.
A number of transferable skills are also taught within the curriculum that help prepare students for the world of work, such as critical thinking, presentation, questioning skills, adaptability, time management and independent learning.
Key Stage 4
Every student is personally supported in a nurturing environment to ensure that he/she achieves their personal best. Art lunch time clubs and enrichment's help to promote the subject further during the school days.
Coursework and Exam Portfolio
How will you be assessed? There are two components:
Component 1 Portfolio: produce a sustained project and a selection of further work that represents the course of study. This is worth 60% of your overall marks. Component 2 Externally set assignment: there’s a separate externally set task paper for each title. It features seven tasks and you have to complete one of them. You get preparation time, plus ten hours of supervised time. This is worth 40% of your total marks.