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Art, Design and Technology

The faculty delivers courses spanning Fine Art, Photography, Graphics, Food Science and Resistant Materials, supported by a skilled group of professional teachers promoting an awareness of the subjects to the students that goes beyond the boundaries of the classroom to connect with the world.

During the two years of our Key Stage Three syllabus all students have the opportunity to experience the exciting and rewarding disciplines of Art, Resistant Materials and Food Technology.

The Faculty offers clubs, such as Breakfast, Afterschool, STEM/Art Club to enable students to expand personal development and experiment with a wide range of equipment and resources in all of our Art and Technology areas.

At Key Stage Four students are offered the opportunity to study GCSE Fine Art, GCSE Photography, GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition and GCSE Resistant Materials. All of these options are supported by after school workshops to enable students to develop their learning and complete assignments on time to a high standard.

Our Post Sixteen programme delivers the opportunity to study A Level Fine Art, A Level Photography, A Level Graphic Communications and WJEC Level 3 Food Science and Nutrition.

Our workshops, and studios are well established with a wide range of traditional equipment that offer students the chance to produce 3D products from wood, metal, plastics, clay and textiles.

We also have a modern range of computer aided equipment including, card cutting and shaping, wood, metal and plastic milling, laser cutting and computer controlled sewing machines.

The faculty can also boost of state of the art kitchens which supports the discovery of food preparation and nutrition.

KS3 courses:

Art and Design

Design and Technology

Food

KS4 courses:

GCSE Fine Art

GCSE Photography

GCSE Resistant Materials

GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition

KS5 Courses:

A Level Fine Art

A Level Photography

A Level Graphics

WJEC Level 3 Food Science and Nutrition