An 11-16 Academy
Welcome to the Art and Design Department. My name is Holly Robinson and I joined the school in September 2015 as a teacher of Art. . My role is to ensure that our Art and Design Curriculum meets the needs of all our pupils and that it inspires, motivates and challenges them all. We are passionate about Art and how it can improve our lives in so many ways. Our curriculum explores a range of skills, techniques and materials. We use the work of other artists to inspire and inform our work. We research, think, develop ideas, experiment with materials, look at the work of others and then produce high quality, original Art !
On Thursday 16th March a group of Year 11 pupils attended a UK film premier at Wymondham High School. The film followed the artist Manfred Bockelmann on his journey to document the children killed during the Nazi regime. Bockelmann's haunting, charcoal portraits are at the centre of the film; a powerful and emotional…Continue
Posted on March 22, 2017 at 8:31
Year 9 need recycled materials for use in sculpting crazy characters. Please let us have
your empty cans, cardboard tubes, bottle tops, rubber gloves, old shoes...in fact anything
you don't need that we could put to artistic…Continue
Posted on October 20, 2015 at 12:02
This year we decided to run a competition to create an interesting school Christmas card. Entries were invited to design a card - or part of a card. The winning entries were then scanned and added to a card background to form the 'official' school Christmas Card which was then sent out to our friends.
We had 86 entries from the Lower School and the original intention was to choose around 20 - but the standard was high and we ended up squeezing 34 small scans into the picture. Some…Continue
Posted on December 17, 2012 at 10:00