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16/09/18

students and our amazing librarian would love these!! https://t.co/8Zi9rnF2mX

14/09/18

It's been a fantastic week at the school! Very excited for the year ahead! Our open evening is on Wednesday 19th September from 5pm - we look forward to welcoming new students into our Meridian family!

14/09/18

Always a pleasure having brilliant support from Learning and Teaching Leads! https://t.co/smMPzN0U13

07/09/18

A brilliant first week back!! and our amazing students have had a wonderful start to the year! Looking forward to Monday! Have a lovely weekend! https://t.co/24LuUCdom1

05/09/18

So lovely to welcome our new Year 7 students to the Meridian family... and amazing to meet more brilliant parents!! https://t.co/bzEvRtUiER

04/09/18

We have had an amazing couple of INSET days and we are very much looking forward to meeting our brand new Year 7 students tomorrow! Welcome to the family!

04/09/18

Great to have you as part of the meridian family

02/09/18

Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

A very warm welcome to our two brand new schools which officially open today (1 September)! and are now fully part of the family! Best wishes to and as they lead.

02/09/18

Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

Welcome to our new colleagues who have either joined a school within today or the central team supporting our schools. We are delighted to work with you as you support and teach our children and young people. https://t.co/QaiC7ldU6s

02/09/18

Very excited to be welcoming our new and returning staff back tomorrow! Inset day begins at 8:30am! /19 https://t.co/qt8sDAVceB

02/09/18

Retweeted From Jo Tanner

Whether you’re returning after the summer break or joining us for the first time, good luck and welcome to all staff and students

28/08/18

We are looking forward to welcoming our staff back on Monday 3rd September, Year 7 Wednesday 5th from 11am, Year 7 and 11 on Thursday 6th and all of our wonderful young people back to school on Friday 7th September!!

24/08/18

Retweeted From Jo Tanner

So proud of our Year 11 students receiving their GCSE results today - and of our great team to helped them get there. https://t.co/e7jUjFDTly

23/08/18

Congratulations to our students and staff across and a huge thank you to for coming to support us! Team MHS are proud to continue .. bring on the new year! https://t.co/RLQsz2S3pQ

22/08/18

A reminder for tomorrow.... all students can collect their GCSE results from 10am Good Luck Everyone!! https://t.co/Xmc7VYgRAu

16/08/18

A message to all Parents and Year 11 students: GCSE results will be available to collect from 10am on Thursday 23rd August from School. https://t.co/Bv3Il19MK7

28/07/18

Such an honour to be part of this amazing event! We are so proud of the staff and student participants https://t.co/Nz14bBSN0o

Art, Craft & Design

What is Art, Craft & Design for at Meridian High School?

Art allows students to develop a wide range of skills, develop confidence and express their creative independence.

Why does Art, Craft & Design as a subject matter?

The creative industry is the largest industry in the United Kingdom, the most exciting and innovative in the world and Art can lead to careers that provide opportunities to capture the imagination of many people across the world.

What does Art, Craft & Design help young people to achieve?

Art provides young people with the skills to become independent problem solvers and provides young people the confidence to attempt anything new.


Topics covered in Year 7:

  • Exploring the Formal Elements
  • Mark Making
  • Colour theory 
  • Pointillism

Topics covered in Year 8:

  • Shape and Pattern
  • Art from around the world
  • Mask Making

Topics covered in Year 9:

  • Portraiture
  • Painting skills
  • Mono printing

Topics covered in Year 10:

  • Observational drawing Natural Forms
  • Exploring the work of a wide range of artists
  • Experimenting with a range of different mediums
  • Etching
  • Linocut printing

Topics covered in Year 11:

  • Experimenting with a range of different mediums
  • Final pieces
  • Exam preparation

Qualification title:

GCSE Art, Craft & Design

Additional learning resources:

  • A wide range of materials and equipment is supplied by the department to provide the best opportunities for our students. 

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