This is the chance you have been waiting for… Share your views/ideas on the blog or general art ideas. You can even post pictures of the work you are completing at home on our new padlet page.

This is your space… use it!

Here is the link to our padlet page (also available on our ‘Interact with us’ page);

http://padlet.com/RJCOLLINS/au245ttzmorx

Mr Collins

Our Year 10 students have just completed their first major GCSE unit based on ‘Structures’. Their work is absolutely outstanding, and well worth a look! Here is a selection of their work, with a more extensive gallery available to view on the Year 10 page.

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The Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester has undergone a huge make-over, and is now one of the most forward thinking galleries in the North West.

The incredibly interesting ‘Art and Science’ exhibition is well worth a look if you are around the Manchester area.

Take a moment to view this link; http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-31006334

The Art team are delighted to announce that we have now received over 20,000 hits since the blog was created in 2012.

We are very lucky to be supported by our incredible students, parents and the wider community. We look forward to reaching the next ‘blogging’ milestone with anticipation!

Mr R Collins

Our talented Year 13 students have almost completed their coursework units, which were based on the theme of ‘Journeys’.

Please take a moment to have a look at their incredible artwork… (more images to follow, and a more detailed gallery is available to view on the Year 13 page).

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Here is a gallery of the work being produced by our talented Year 12 students. Please take a moment to view their work. Individual images can be found on the Year 12 page of the blog. Happy viewing!

Mr R Collins

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Our talented Year 8 students have been developing work based on the theme of ‘Trees’. They have linked their impressive pieces to the style of David Hockey. Please take a moment to view a selection of their work;

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Here is a gallery of some work completed by out talented Year 7 students. The standard just keeps on rising! There will be more images to follow;

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Just a reminder that we have added links to the full AQA specifications for our GCSE and AS/A2 Level courses onto the ‘Assessment in Art’ folder at the top of the home page of the blog.

On this page, you will also find our new Year 7, 8 and 9 assessment policies, which are in line with the new National Curriculum. We are currently using the new Year 7 grid in the first instance, and will start to integrate the Year 8 and 9 grids from September 2015, and September 2016 respectively.

Feel free to post any questions,

Many Thanks
Mr R Collins

It was a pleasure to speak to students and parents, sharing our passion for Art, and the benefits of opting to study Art into AS/A Level. Here is a gallery of our display from the evening;

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Mr R Collins

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