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Art

Welcome to Art at St Aloysius' College

Staff

Mr D. Doherty Head of Department
Ms M. Matos Head of Graphics
Mr L. Northey Art
Mrs C. Sharma Art

The Department

There are three fully functioning Art rooms in the department and we make effective use of the ICT rooms in order to develop the pupils' graphic design skills. The department will aim to enable pupils:

• To develop creativity and imaginative thought

• To develop skills as an independent learner

• To use a range of art materials with confidence, and develop visual understanding through evaluation activities

• To develop an understanding of the work of artists and designers; and how they affect us

• To develop a portfolio of work for further education or employment.

In KS3 and KS4, pupils are taught in mixed ability groups. During KS3, we aim, in accordance with the National Curriculum, to enhance students' awareness of the language of art as a form of communication and means of expression of feelings and ideas. We also aim to develop their visual perception and encourage visual literacy. At KS3, all pupils are taught Art, with particular emphasis on developing the skill of observational drawing.

At KS4, students can opt to take the GCSE in Art & Design or Graphic Design.

At KS4, students have the opportunity to engage in a range of activities designed to enhance their appreciation of the subject and its place in the world. Trips to museums and galleries form a fundamental part of this approach . This Academic Year (2011 – 2012) already, Yr 10 pupils have been on a trip to the OXO Gallery as part of The Rivers of The World project and the 6th Form Graphic Design students have been on a workshop visit to the Saatchi Gallery.

Results at GCSE are very good:

GCSE (Fine Art) = 92% pass rate (A*-C) June 2011.

GCSE(Graphic Design) = 77% pass rate (A* - C) June 2011.

The department has recently reintroduced A Level Art. Students are offered the opportunity to study A Level Fine Art and A Level Graphic Design. We currently have two groups studying for AS Levels in both these options (Year 12) and two groups studying for A2 in Year 13.

Results for the AS Examinations ( A Level) in June 2011 were very good:

AS Level Fine Art = 92% pass rate.

AS Graphic Design = 92% pass rate.

We are confident that our students will produce an equally good performance in their A2 examinations next summer.

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End of Term Letter (October 2018)

Year 11 Mock Exam 2 Timetable

Year 11 Maths Baseline Assessment

Whole School Letter regarding New School Day

School Meals Update

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

Youth Council Members

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Saint Aloysius' College Sports Principles

Saint Aloysius' College Sports Principles Part 2

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Homework Tracking

OCTOBER 2018

  • MON 29TH - STAFF INSET DAY - SCHOOL OPEN FOR YEARS 11 & 12 ONLY
  • NOVEMBER 2018

  • THU 1ST - Feast of All Souls (Holy Day of Observation) Late start to school day - 10.40am Registration
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  • MON 12TH - Year 7-10 Assessment
  • DECEMBER 2018

  • WED 5TH - Year 11 Parent's Evening, 4pm to 7pm
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  • WED 12TH - Year 13 Parent's Evening, 4pm to 5.30pm, STA students only
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  • WED 12TH - 6th Form Open Evening, 6pm to 7.30pm
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  • TUE 18TH - Carol Service at St. Jospeh's Church
  • JANUARY 2019

  • TUE 1ST - New Year's Bank Holiday
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  • THU 24TH - Year 12 Parent's Evening, 4pm to 5.30pm, STA students only
  • FEBRUARY 2019

  • WED 27TH - Year 8 Parent's Evening, 4pm to 7pm
  • MARCH 2019

  • THU 7TH - Year 9 Parent's Evening, 4pm to 7pm
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  • WED 13TH - Year 8 Option Choices Evening, 4pm to 5pm
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  • WED 27TH - Year 10 Parent's Evening, 4pm to 7pm
  • APRIL 2019

  • WED 3RD - Year 7 Parent's Evening, 4pm to 7pm
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  • FRI 19TH - Good Friday
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  • MON 22ND - Easter Monday
  • MAY 2019

  • MON 6TH - May Day Bank Holiday
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  • MON 27TH - May Bank Holiday