Welcome to the Art and Design Department.
Throughout S1-S3, Pupils follow a Broad General Education - In the Art and Design Department this means that pupils will have the opportunity to explore and experiment with a wide range of materials, techniques and creative tasks, which are frequently tailored to pupil’s individual interests.
At every opportunity pupils are given the chance to develop their creativity, critical thinking and problem solving skills. Pupils will also learn to use Art and Design as a platform for expressing and communicating their ideas, thoughts and emotions.
Through participating in a wide range of projects, pupils will learn about artists, designers and the wider world and will develop skills and knowledge which will assist them across their wider learning and within everyday life. Many projects also have a strong focus on developing skills and knowledge within Global Citizenship, Literacy, Numeracy and Health and Wellbeing.
Throughout S4-S6, pupils will work towards a range of qualifications, which are offered withing the Art and Design Department. The range of qualifications we offer are continuously reviewed