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18/07/18

Tomorrow our Meridian Cup winners South House will be enjoying their reward trip to Thorpe Park! All students need to arrive by 8:15am and bring suncream! https://t.co/rXYmYCnFJe

18/07/18

2 nights of the most wonderful performances by the cast of students from Meridian High and Fairchilds Primary. Thank you to all parents and carers who came to support our students and their amazing teachers!! Bravo Team!! https://t.co/aOdjPTkc2T

13/07/18

Retweeted From George Watson

Amazing day with sports day; now getting ready for the year 11 prom for this evening and deciding on my sessions for tomorrow.

13/07/18

Retweeted From Amy Anderson

So proud of South House Winners of the Meridian Cup! https://t.co/GqaknWMmDh

13/07/18

And the WINNERS of the 2017/2018 Meridian Cup are SOUTH HOUSE!!! All south house students will be attending a reward trip to Thorpe Park on Thursday!!!! https://t.co/G68uQaKDe6

13/07/18

Sports day winners!!! WEST HOUSE!!!! https://t.co/AVGdhPFjB6

13/07/18

Anticipation!!! Who will win?? https://t.co/wHJcflDoWv

13/07/18

North vs South teacher tug of war! https://t.co/Fknw5vAPcX

13/07/18

East vs West teacher Tug of War! https://t.co/4ER0es79ee

13/07/18

Year 10 girls 100m!! What a win for east!!! https://t.co/Uj19XiigkS

13/07/18

Year 9 girls 100m https://t.co/qNbPqGA0XW

13/07/18

Year 9 boys 100m!!! https://t.co/auTelQIqpA

13/07/18

Year 8 100m!!! https://t.co/H9M2NrQN5N

13/07/18

Year 8 100m!!! Close call!! https://t.co/7o8qSdbOsM

13/07/18

Great 400m win for west!!! https://t.co/VneYu8cmQI

13/07/18

East win!!!! https://t.co/9yYVnI04Tq

13/07/18

West win!!!! https://t.co/l9pcSTuZ1y

13/07/18

East win! https://t.co/QQGhzOplKj

13/07/18

South win!!! https://t.co/Xc7IfKNXWf

13/07/18

West win!! https://t.co/v013WgcyDZ

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.