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News from our Art, Design & Technology Faculty

For more information about subjects taught by this Faculty, please see the subject pages for Art, Food Technology and Design & Technology

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Year 10 GCSE Coursework 

Wafaa 10H, has taken these stunning pictures of her pet snakes as part of her final outcome for her 'Collections' project GCSE coursework.

Ms Wills
Art Faculty

'I have two snakes. One is a royal python which is 3 years old and called Shiro.  She originates from Africa and likes humidity.

The other one is Akira, he is a corn snake, often found in America, he can get up to 6 ft long. Both of my snakes are very active and eat mice. Eventually they will eat bigger mammals!' 

Year 9 Aids Memorial Quilt 

Year 9 students were asked to design a quilt inspired by the Aids Memorial Quilt, which was an enormous memorial to commemorate the lives of people who have died of aids related causes.

Ms Hepworth
ADT Faculty

This wonderful design, by Zoe 9C
features Freddie Mercury

 

This beautiful memorial by Tenzin 9C, for her grandmother

 

Year 7 Soap Sculptures 

Students in 7W made some amazing soap sculptures in our remote art lesson this week, inspired by Barbara Hepworth. Well done 7W!

Ms Hepworth
ADT Faculty

Zainab 
Serena

 

Serena

 

Black Lives Matter Artwork 

My intention, when I produced this painting of a Black woman, was to represent the BLM movement through the image and what is implied by it.

Her hair deliberately stands out a lot, which for me is a big part of black culture, cultural appropriation, and cultural appreciation. The crown, comfortably sitting at the top of her head, replaces the fact that she does not have any facial features (e.g. eyes, nose, lips etc.).  I chose to represent her in this way because, in my opinion, a lot of Black people must “put a face on” for the rest of the world because of the stereotypical opinions, perceptions and views that the world has of Black men, women and children. It also shows the strength used to do this. 

Reannon 9G 

 

 

Salt Dough Sculptures
 

Just before the half-term break, students in 7W had a remote lesson where they used salt dough to make sculptures!

These guinea pigs are by Rosanna 7W.

 

 

 


Rosanna fired them in the oven and then painted them.

Zahra 7W made a salt dough rainbow.

 

 



Both students made some wonderful sculptural creations!

Well done to 7W for your creative work.

Ms Hepworth
ADT Faculty

Year 8 Art
 

Students from 8F have been creating sculptures at home inspired by the artist Mona Hatoum. They have used utensils, household objects lights and cameras to create the illusion of artworks being larger than they seem. Well done on innovative use of household materials.

Ms Wills
Head of Art

Samanta
 
Alayna
Maisie

 

Art & Computer Science working together 

Gina in 7G produced this beautiful pattern in Art based on a algorithm that she wrote the rules for.

Gina spent a long time doing it and it looks like she really enjoyed completing this task.

Well done Gina—a fantastic piece of work that celebrates Computer Science and Art!

Ms Healy
ADT Faculty

 

Year 10 Art News
 

The current topic for art students in Year 10 is "collections". Each student chose a single object to paint onto a tile, in a limited palette of neutral acrylic paint colours.

The objects they painted ranged from stones and shells, to miniature plastic farm animals.

The students did a great job as you will see below - well done!

Ms Hepworth
Art Department

 

Faculty Word Search
 

Words supplied by the ADT Faculty based on Food Technology.


Year 7 Creative Shoes
 

Here are some more fantastic homework pieces by students Eva and Noa 7F. Students were asked to create a piece of work inspired by shoes, using the formal elements of art- tone, colour, texture and patterns. I have been really impressed with the responses from students!

Ms Wills
Head of Art

 

GCSE Art Exhibition 

 

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