Art

Subject Overview

Art and Design at Light Hall School is a popular and successful subject. Art and Design offers a varied and creative experience. Over the last ten years GCSE examination results have been consistently above the national average.
As a department, we feel that this web page will be informative to both parents and pupils. It will give an insight into the Art curriculum and the key areas of aesthetic development and skill acquisition and offer guidance on the current structure of Art from year 7 through to GCSE and general FAQs.

SUBJECT OVERVIEW

Art, Craft & Design at Light Hall School is a popular and successful subject. Art, craft & Design offers a diverse and well-rounded curriculum for all students.

Whilst studying Art in KS3, you will be introduced to a wide range of media and mediums through thematic projects and start to develop basic artistic knowledge and skills. Ranging from tonal pencil drawing, printing, 3D, ceramics, photography and painting.

Embarking upon your GCSE Art, Craft & Design allows students to further refine their skills in their chosen area of study.

GCSE STRUCTURE

UNIT 1 60%

During your GCSE Art Craft & Design course you will produce a minimum of 2 coursework projects from the given themes with your chosen media/medium.

UNIT 2 40%

January of year 11 students then embark upon the externally set assignment from the exam board.

KEY COURSE INFORMATION

AQA GCSE Art, Craft & Design (60% coursework 40% exam)

EXTRA CURRICULAR

There are a range of extracurricular activities running throughout the Art department during break times and after school. Ranging from Pottery club, KS3 Art club, KS4 catch up clubs, KS4 1-1 tutorials/masterclasses.

Please speak to your art teacher should you wish to sign up for any clubs.

WHAT COURSES OR EMPLOYMENT CAN I PROGRESS TO AT THE END OF MY COURSE?

There are many local creative courses available for students should you wish to pursue a career in the creative industry.

Please speak to Miss Munn for further information regarding local courses.

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