I hope everyone is having a restful Summer break and looking forward to the new term with anticipation!! I have set up my own Art – blog to showcase my own artwork. Please take a moment to click the link below to view my blog. Any comments are much appreciated!

https://robertcollinsart.wordpress.com/

Mr R. Collins

Over the past academic year, our talented Year 9 students have produced some exceptional drawing work based on the theme of ‘Portraiture’. Please take a moment to view some of their work…

Mr R Collins

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Year 7 artwork is endorsed by a working artist!

Year 7 have been working on a project based on the theme of ‘sweets’. Students were asked to complete artist research on Sarah Graham as a homework task. The responses were extremely impressive and one student contacted the artist herself. I have been in contact with Sarah Graham and sent images of the homework. I will keep you posted with her reply!

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Keep posted for our amazing online gallery from our recent A Level exhibition!

Mr Collins

The Art Department is celebrating the outstanding work produced by our AS and A Level students over the past year by holding an extensive exhibition within the school Art Department.

The exhibition opens on Tuesday 9th June, closing on Friday 12th June, with a private view on Wednesday 10th (by invitation only).

If you have a moment, please come along to see the work on show… You won’t be disappointed!

EXHIBTION POSTERS FOR SCHOOL

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.

Mr Collins

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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).

R Collins

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