Art, Design Technology, Photography & Child Development
Art, Design Technology, Photography & Child Care
Art - Miss Hemsley
In Design Technology we intend to collectively work to create learning opportunities that support the growth of engineers, designers and innovators.
In Art we intend to collectively work to create learning opportunities that support the growth of artists, designers and craftspeople. Art education connects students with their own culture as well as with the wider world.
Hospitality and Catering provides young people with the knowledge and skills in food preparation, cooking and nutrition. It is the study of the quality, safety and nutritional purposes of foods and aims to give the understanding required to meet customer’s demands for good quality, safe and sustainable food.
Child Development provides students with the knowledge and understanding of the roles and responsibilities of parenthood. Whilst appreciating the best conditions for a child to develop and thrive. It encourages students to recognise and manage the needs of children.
Students will develop their creative minds through photography, they will learn to see the world through a photographer’s eyes recognising compositional opportunities and developing aesthetic appreciation, utilising these skills to apply creative solutions throughout their lives and future careers.
In the primary phase we provide students with the opportunity to experience design & Technology. Specialist staff from the secondary phase deliver lessons in textiles and food.This early introduction to design & technology enables students to develop a love for learning within the subject and helps imbed an all through curriculum.
In the Secondary phase we provide students at Key Stage 3 with the skills and knowledge required to be successful at Key Stage 4. A love of learning is acquired through practical activity.
At Key Stage 4 we will ensure that we are running specifications that are accessible for our students. We aim to provide students with opportunities in their learning that will encourage and inspire them to aim higher. This will include future career opportunities, industry visits and links with Sixth Form colleges.
Mini assessment points have been introduced across all year groups at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 with time allocated to deepen knowledge.