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Creativity On Display In The Year 13 Final Show

24th May 2022

The combined forces of the visual arts were on display across both KAS sites in a recent exhibition of work by Y13 students. The staff and students were proud to display the fruits of all their labours across the last two years and there was a party atmosphere as the exhibition also marked the last…

It’s All Greek for Year 7

24th February 2022

Year 7 took a step back in time for their Greek-themed creativity week. They stepped away from their normal lessons to take part in a variety of different activities which were all linked by the myth of Medusa. They learnt about the Ancient Greeks and the variety of ways they’ve contributed to Western civilisation. They…

Visual Arts Exhibition – Year 13

8th July 2021

Our Visual Arts Departments teamed up to display work by our Year 13 students in an end of year show which took over the school on a rainy Friday in June. Parents, staff, current and ex-students were treated to work from Art, Photography, Film Studies and Design Technology. Click on the images below to scroll…

Lockdown Portraits By Year 8

17th March 2021

We’ve all seen a lot more of our own faces than we’re used to during lockdown (thanks Zoom!) but for our Year 8 artists this was a source of inspiration. “The Y8 theme during lockdown has been Portraiture and Identity,” explains Head of Art Will Lewer. “Students have responded really creatively to a range of…

Pop Art Portraits – A Hit For Year 6

16th March 2021

Walking past the Year 6 classrooms you can’t help but notice the bright and bold portraits covering one wall of Adele’s room. 6S have been busy looking at pop art and there are artworks inspired by Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein creating a riot of colour. The Lichtenstein-inspired portraits also feature bold descriptive words, which…

Window Wonders from Year 3

26th January 2021

Students in Sally’s Year 3 class have been changing their view using only paper and scissors! Sally says, “In today’s art lesson, I wanted to do something that would make a virtue out of necessity, in this case being stuck inside. I also wanted to get children to think outside the box – literally.” “These…

The Art of Protest

8th July 2020

The Lower School children have been looking at protests in Art this term. With so much in the news about protests and protesters, Lower School Art Teacher, Kat began this project by asking students to think about protests. She explained what protest is, about how protesters show that they want change or perhaps they want…

Making the Unreal, Real – Y8 Photographing Nature

17th June 2020

Our Year 8 artists have been inspired by Karl Blossfeldt and Joan Fontcuberta for their recent KAS Connected Learning project.  They looked at the work of Karl Blossfeldt who was a scientist photographing flowers and natural forms in a detached, seemingly scientific way. His images have influenced artists since the 30’s because of how unusual…

No Show for Art and Design Students

16th June 2020

The Art and Design Technology Departments are delighted to showcase the work of all the GCSE and A level artists and designers of 2020 in a different format this year. As having a physical exhibition wasn’t possible, they have produced a beautiful catalogue of the fantastic work made over the duration of the courses. Flick…

Drawing between the lines – Y9

19th May 2020

In Art, Year 9 students have been doing a project on ‘Blackout poetry’. They’ve taken pre-existing pages from books and isolated words and phrases from the page to make a poem or story. They then illustrated around it. Head of Art, Will said: “I think their poems are rather wonderful.” We have to agree. Here…

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