Spire Manchester Hospital Competition

Some of my year 7 and 8 students have entered an exciting competition being run by the Spire Hospital in Manchester. They wanted a new front cover design for their children’s food menu. Fingers crossed one of our students wins it…..well done for all of your efforts, they were looking really good…these are just a few….

All posted off now…fingers crossed someone wins!

Art Summer Exhibition, June 2018

The annual Art A level exhibition opened on Tuesday 19th June and this year included some excellent examples of work from the new GCSE course. It was a beautiful summers evening, very well attended with many proud parents and friends of the Year 13 students. Again there was a variety of themes and styles on show ranging from portraiture, to chickens to cars and the students skills clearly shone through.

Art / Alumnae Exhibition 2018

A-Level Summer Art Exhibition 2018

An exhibition of A-Level work

Private View: Tuesday 19th June 2018, 5.30pm-8.00pm

Main School Hall

The exhibition will be displayed during the week of Monday 18th┬áJune – Friday 22nd┬áJune 2018

NB: For schools and departments wishing to visit the exhibition please contact Sarah Taylor on 0161 912 5912

Artist pages (Critical Studies)…

No matter what year group you are in or which artist you are researching students often neglect the fact YOUR interpretation of their work is the most important element of the page. I would much rather see a detailed drawing which demonstrates understanding of the artist rather then lots and lots of writing. Some lovely examples of successful artist pages have been handed in this week across year 8 and 9.

What are you like?…

I really enjoy the year 8 exam project because I get to find out a little bit more about my students and their hobbies. The project becomes so personal and individual and thats one of the reasons Art is so great….we can tailor projects to the individual and they can make their work so personal and unique.

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