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Wicked willow with Artist Caroline Gregson

Over the course of yesterday and today Year 10 pupils have been involved in an exciting workshop with willow artist Caroline Gregson. Pupils have been creating  bird forms which they are weaving from rods of willow. The sculptures begin as … Continue reading

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Many thanks!

  We would like to thank all the visitors who came to see our annual art show this year, your support is much appreciated by both staff and pupils.  If you missed the opportunity to see any of the work … Continue reading

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Art Show 2017

Why not come and pay a visit to the  Art department end of year show. We will be open from 6-9pm this Thursday evening. This is a great opportunity to see what students have created over the duration of their … Continue reading

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Keith Tyson: Turn Back Now

 Keith Tyson Turner prize winner has a new show on entitled ‘Turn Back Now’ Take a look at the video in the link below. Very interesting stuff. The exhibition is taking place at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings from the 28th … Continue reading

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Great Pottery Throw Down

Exciting times for us throwers and bake off fans alike. The week was beginning to look very empty  without a weekly dose of the wholesome Mary Berry and the steely eyed Paul Hollywood testing for the ‘perfect rise’. I personally … Continue reading

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The pleasures of the Flesh

I recently paid a visit to the lovely medieval walled city of York. Part of the reason for my visit was to see the newly refurbished  Art gallery. York now hosts the Center for the Ceramic Arts, and I wanted … Continue reading

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A chip off the old block with Artist Simon kent

Last week all Year 9 Artists were involved in the breeze block carving workshop. Simon has visited us a few times before and the student have always really  enjoyed this workshop. Our theme this year was organic forms so students … Continue reading

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#wearhere

If you missed this incredibly powerful piece of public art which took place all over the country to commemorate those who died during the  battle of the Somme 100 years ago in France on the 1st Of July, then you … Continue reading

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CHICKEN wired

Last Friday all Year 10 artists took part in an artists workshop led by William Ashley-Norton. Joe Loughran had the opportunity to do a quick  interview with the visiting artist. Check out his interview below. Visit www.chickenwired.com for more information … Continue reading

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Thank you

We the Art Department would like to thank all the boys, parents and guests who came to see the Art Show this year. We appreciate it is a busy time of year for all and it was great to see … Continue reading

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