Graham School @grahamschoolOur aspiring #InvestigativeJournalists in action today. Their articles for the Student View have been sent to the editor. The students are investigating a local issue that means something to them. Thanks to Ms Laxton for supporting our budding journalists. #GrowAtGraham #News https://t.co/CJH6TcBdER6 hours ago
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Graham School @grahamschoolOn Wednesday this week 6 of our Year 10 Latin students took part in a 3 hour session with a visiting lecturer from @UniversityLeeds Classics department. All the students involved revised key aspects of Latin grammar and prepared their readings for this year’s competition. #Latin https://t.co/lYOMklK3fq2 weeks ago
Graham School @grahamschoolWell done to our Y7 football team who remain undefeated! We are really proud of them! Tonight they drew 2 - 2 at final time at George Pindar School & then won 7 - 6 on penalties! An exciting match! Thanks Mr Francis for coaching the boys. Well done to both teams! #TeamWork https://t.co/54Oko3me3u2 weeks ago
Graham School @grahamschoolToday we received our @ThinkReadHQ certification. Thank you to James Murphy and all of our #ThinkingReading staff and students. We are proud to be involved with such a rewarding and successful reading programme. https://t.co/7PQ2Gq9WN32 weeks ago
Graham School @grahamschoolStudents from different year groups nominated by their heads of year were invited for hot chocolate today well done to all students! Miss Robins discussed future plans and aspirations with these students. well done! #Aspirations #Rewards #GrowAtGraham https://t.co/JoCWSpxdQa2 weeks ago
Graham School @grahamschoolThank you for your continued support with our young people. @FlyingFutures https://t.co/nCOWIy4yLj3 weeks ago
Graham School @grahamschool***Dutch Football Tour Trip Meeting*** Year 7,8 & 9 Dutch Football Tour May 2020 We will be holding an Information Evening for Parents/Carers. Thursday 27th February from 6-7pm Should you have an queries please do not hesitate to contact the school. https://t.co/jBejVuIW3L3 weeks ago

GRAHAM SCHOOL IS PART OF

Art & Design

GCSE ART AND DESIGN

Exam 40%

Controlled Assessment 60%

Led by: Mr S Granger

Exam Board: AQA

Please note: This course and the Graphic Design and Textiles courses are based on the same awarding code. Only one choice can be made between them. They cannot be taken together.

What will I be studying?

This exciting, creative and practical GCSE is comprised of two parts. Students will produce a portfolio of Controlled Assessment work; this will add up to 60% of their overall grade. In the Spring Term of Year 11 students will undertake an Externally Set Task, this is a project set by AQA and is worth 40% of their GCSE grade.

Students are encouraged during the course to produce project-based work using a variety of different two and three-dimensional media. Students are encouraged to record observations; analyse images/artefacts; develop their own ideas relating to the theme and produce a personal response.

What can I do afterwards?

In a world where we are constantly bombarded with visual imagery, visual literacy is increasingly important. A career within the Arts is possible, with hard work, dedication and commitment. This qualification can be studied in Higher Education and can lead successfully to many career paths: designer, animation, freelance artist, advertising, illustration, photographer, film and television, architect, interior designer, textile designer, fashion, teaching and gallery work/curator.

“If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint”

- Edward Hopper

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