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    Keep up with all that is going on in the Art Dept by checking the tweets here https://twitter.com/challonerart?lang=en-gb

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  • Continuing art research over the summer

    During the summer, challonerart is getting involved in #drawingaugust

    Year 7 students going into year 8 should check this page to see what you should be doing

    Year 8 students going into Year 9 should check this page to see what you should be doing

    Year 9 students taking GCSE next year should check this page to see the inspiration for your studies

    Year 10 going into Year 11 should be working on the initial studies for your mock exam, outlined here

    A-level students should be following the guidance on this page

    Anyone can do their own personal research......

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  • Over the summer

    If you get the chance, check out an exhibition this summer;

    You could try

    The Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery Portraits

    or

    The Soul of the Nation at Tate Britain Soul of the Nation

    or

    Emma Hart at the Whitechapel Gallery Emma Hart

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  • Welcome to Week 35 - Our last teaching week

    Welcome to the last teaching week of the year which will bring the GCSE exhibition on Wednesday (all welcome) and the award of the final mechanical pencils for drawing. It will also see the award of the sketchbook prize in the final assembly on Thursday.

    It will be a well-earned holiday for everyone but please remember to complete your summer holiday tasks; Y7 to investigate landscape paintings, Year 8 to look at fashion design, Year 9 to embark on the "Text and Image" project that launches your GCSE. Year 10 to start your mock exam studies and Y12 to research your personal study and begin your mock paper in your new sketchbook. Exciting times.

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  • Welcome to week 33, welcome back to lessons!

    After test week and the brilliant enrichment week (well done Miss Mabb). Year 7 have their trip to Tate Britain on Tuesday and in lessons will have a go at making masks, year 8 will start their first year 9 project on Fashion Design and year 9 students will be doing a mini project called "Issue Bods" using illustration techniques. Year 10 students will continue with their coursework before embarking on a mock examination project starting over the summer holiday. Year12 are finalising their "Human Form" project.

    Wishing everyone all the best.

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  • Welcome to enrichment week

    Challonerart hopes that we all enjoy the rich activities on offer in this promising week.

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  • Welcome to test week;

    Test week is a chance for you to show your knowledge and understanding of art. Tell us what you know about the basic elements and the RED-P process. Draw a picture and develop it. Y10, this is the time for your assessment and Y12 will be making main pieces.... all the best

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  • Artist of the week #20 - Phylllida Barlow

    Phyllida Barlow was born in 1944 in Newcastle upon Tyne. She studied at Chelsea College of Art (1960–63) and the Slade School of Art (1963–66). After joining the staff in the late 1960s, Barlow taught at the Slade School of Art for more than forty years before retiring in 2009 and is now a Professor of Fine Art. Phyllida Barlow has had an important influence on younger generations of artists through her work and long teaching career in London art schools. At the Slade School of Fine Art, her students included Turner Prize-winning and nominated artists Rachel Whiteread and Angela de la Cruz. In 2011 Barlow became a Royal Academician and in 2015 she was made a CBE for her services to the arts in the Queen's New Year's Honours. In 2017, Barlow represented Great Britain at the Venice Biennale. See here work here

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  • Revision for your art test

    Have a look here for all the information you need to succeed in the art test after half term

    REVISION

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  • Zaria Forman

    In this fabulous Film, artist Zaria Forman talks eloquantly about her amazing drawings and her love for the environment. Truely inspirational

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