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Chris Reynolds | Principal
Be curious, be creative, be reflective, be yourself

Our aim is to enthuse students with a passion for the Creative Arts that will last a lifetime, opening minds to possibility and wonder. The Creative Arts are a crucial part of education. Creativity is critical thinking and as such the arts allow students to discover, engage and grow in exciting and beneficial ways.

Link: Art / Photography Mid-Term plan – 2023/24

Key Stage 4
GCSE: Art, Craft and Design

Students will follow the AQA GCSE in Art, Craft & Design

This course promotes learning across a variety of experiences and through various processes, tools, techniques, materials and resources to generate different kinds of evidence of working and outcomes.

What will I study?

Students must explore and create work associated with areas of study from at least two titles listed below.

Fine art: for example drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, lens-/light-based media, photography and the moving image, printmaking, mixed media and land art.

Graphic communication: for example communication graphics, design for print, advertising and branding, illustration, package design, typography, interactive design, (including web, app and game), multi-media, motion graphics, signage and exhibition graphics.

Textile design: for example art textiles, fashion design and illustration, costume design, constructed textiles, printed and dyed textiles, surface pattern, stitched and/or embellished textiles, soft furnishings and/or textiles for interiors, digital textiles and installed textiles.

Three-dimensional design: for example architectural design, sculpture, ceramics, product design, jewellery and body adornment, interior design, environmental/landscape/garden design, exhibition design, three-dimensional digital design and designs for theatre, film and television.

Photography: for example portraiture, location photography, studio photography, experimental imagery, installation, documentary photography, photo-journalism, moving image: film, video and animation, fashion photography.


Long-term plans
Career pathways

Post-16 students will be able to move on to A-Level, BTEC or Foundation courses. From there they may wish to access a range of degree courses relating to everything from Fine Art, Digital Media, Illustration, Photography, Game and Media design to name but a few. Both Art and Photography are useful in many career pathways and these GCSE courses are an ideal starting point for those considering a career in the Arts.

Archbishop Sentamu Academy
1 Bilton Grove
Hull, HU9 5YB

01482 781912

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