Art and Design Technology

We believe that art, design and technology are subjects that can help us to understand and give meaning to the world we live in. Through our curriculum we aim to provide students with an experience that is exciting and ensure that they combine practical and technological skills with creative thinking. 

Meet the Team

Sean Barry - Head of faculty 

Sarah Burn – Second in faculty

Andrew Darby - Teacher of food technology

Amber Holt - Teacher of fine art and photography 

Technical support: Jan Hollingsworth and Laura Bent

Key Stage 3

Students rotate around 10 week blocks in each technology subject. Follow the links below for more information.

Key Stage 4

Each technology subject is available as a GCSE option.

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GCSE Fine Art

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GCSE 3D Design

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GCSE Food

Students rotate around 10 week blocks in each technology subject. Year 7: Culinary skills. Year 8: Further developing culinary skills and creative cooking techniques. Year 9: Afternoon teas and multicultural foods. Year 10 units: Job roles and...

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Art

GCSE Photography

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Behaviour

“Pupils are helpful, polite and courteous to staff, visitors and to each other. The atmosphere in school is positive, supportive and caring.” Ofsted 2016

Ofsted 2016

“The teaching of mathematics is effective. Most pupils make good progress in this subject.”

Maths

68% of students make expected progress or better

More able

“They are given a significant range of extra opportunities which prepare them well for life beyond the school. These pupils speak with passion and confidence about their ambitious aspirations for the future.” Ofsted 2016

90%

of more able students achieved an A or A*

Students leaving with 5 A*-C grades, including English and maths

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