Art and Design

The purpose of the Art and Design course is to provide a broad practical experience of art and design and related critical activity. The Course provides opportunities for learners to be inspired and creatively challenged as they explore how to visually represent and communicate their personal thoughts, ideas and feelings through their work.

Learners will investigate the factors influencing artists and designers work and practice and will use this understanding when developing and producing their creative expressive art and   design work.

The course aims are to enable learners to:

  • Communicate personal thoughts, feelings and ideas through the creative use of art and design materials, techniques and/or technology
  • Develop critical understanding of a range of art and design practice
  • Plan, develop, produce and present creative art and design work
  • Understand the impact of external factors on artists and designers and their work
  • Develop creativity, problem solving, critical thinking and reflective practice skills

Staff members:

  • Mr N Boyce
  • Ms H Gibson
  • Ms E Meechan, Acting Principal Teacher Creative & Aesthetic