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Mangotsfield Secondary

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Art offers visual literacy in a visual world, an opportunity for individual expression and the exploration of ideas about self, community and the world. Art gives license to creativity without limitations and the chance to be reflective, build personal resilience, solve problems creatively and to work with increasing independence and self-direction.

Meet the team

  • Mrs Beedle      Head of Art
  • Mrs Barber      In Charge of Photography
  • Miss Lay

The Art Department’s aim is to encourage creativity, skills development, and enjoyment in Art. Students use a range of art materials from Year 7 onwards, including clay, and mixed media. Options at KS4 include GCSE Photography and Digital Art, and the Creative and Media Diploma, alongside Art and Design courses.

In the Sixth Form we offer A Levels in Applied Art, and Photography, with students working in their own designated studio. We are equipped with a range of digital media such as laptops and cameras.

Art clubs run throughout the year, including workshops at KS3, coursework support at KS4, plus Stage Design (Oct – Feb

Trips run periodically and include visits to exhibitions, workshops with artists and overseas city breaks. 

Key Stage 3 (Year 7 and 8)

Please follow this link for our Expected Outcomes document

Key Stage 4 (Year 9, 10 and 11)

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Class of 2019 

Class of 2020

Key Stage 5 (Year 12 and 13)

Please follow this link http://www.mangotsfieldschool.org.uk/Sixth-Form for information about our Sixth Form courses.