Oakwood High School – Year 7 and Year 9 Online Subject Parents Evening will be held on Wednesday 21st April 2021. Please check on Go4Schools and work with your child to identify the Subjects/Teachers you would like to see. Further information on how to access your appointments will be sent nearer the time.
The booking system is now open. Please click on the link to access:- https://oakwoodhighschool.parentseveningsystem.co.uk/
You need to have an interest and enjoy looking at different aspects of Art and Design. You must like drawing, painting, modelling and creating images and artefacts in two and three dimensions.You will work with a wide range of materials and processes: clay; paint; plaster of Paris; drawing; digital photography.
You will work on distinct projects throughout the course each with a different focus e.g. clay or mixed media.
Coursework 60% of the total marks (Internally Assessed)
Exam Based Project 40% of the total marks (Internally Assessed)
The course allows pupils to express their creativity and produce visually effective pieces of work. They will learn a variety of skills and look at a range of different artists’ work.
They will be expected to have some ability to draw.
There are various careers in Art. Here are some examples:
“My art lessons have been brilliant from Y9, the projects covered have developed my drawing skills
and the major project where you get to choose what you want to do it fab, I am working on a
project around architecture and producing prints I wasn’t the best at drawing in Y8 but now I
think I am great!!”
Current Y11 Pupil
“Art has allowed me to have that lesson where I can just zone into my own work and produce
pieces that I want to produce it is great for my mental health.”
Current Y10 PupilHome