Art and Design

Art and Design provides an excellent opportunity for students to demonstrate their creativity & imagination and our curriculum aims to inspire, challenge and engage the students. They will:

  • in KS3, learn the range of skills and techniques that are required to enable them put their ideas and designs into practice. The year 7 curriculum can be downloaded from this page.
  • in KS4, gain an understanding of the cultural, historical and personal contexts of major works of art, craft and design by researching and studying works by significant artists and designers.
  • apply this technical, stylistic and cultural understanding to their own work and designs.
  • Student who choose GCSE Art, Craft and Design will study the AQA syllabus following the subject content (2.1) of ‘Art, craft and design.’ The exam specification can be downloaded from this page.

Art & Design staff:
Mrs Rickett - Art & Design and Textiles (
Ms Hoyle - Art - (