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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…

Focus On Photography

18th October 2021

Photography is a popular choice both at GCSE and A level here at KAS and you regularly see students out and about round the site honing their skills under the watchful eye of Department Head Cliff and assistant Sophie. Last term saw the launch of the Department’s own Instagram account. Full of beautiful images from…

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…

A level Photography Masterclasses

5th January 2021

The photography department had the delight of welcoming Glen Erler to the school last month and had a chance to hear him speak about his work during a Q&A with Head of Photography, Cliff. Glen spoke about his upbringing in California and his project and book ‘Family Tree’ which revisits his family environment and significant places…

Drawing with light – Y10 photography

7th October 2020

“Year 10 photographers have continued in their exploration of camera-less photography with a session on photograms. These light drawings go right back to the origins of photography and are simply created by manipulating light falling onto photo-sensitive paper. It’s a process made famous by artists such as Man Ray and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy in the 1920’s…

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…

Moving pictures

22nd April 2020

Year 11 photography students were working towards exam projects when GCSEs were cancelled due to Covid-19. See two of their beautiful films here.

Message from Robert – looking ahead to week two

30th March 2020

As we start the second week of distance learning from KAS, Robert’s update covers exam news, community and the upcoming council meeting. Today’s update was filmed in our Photography Department.

Art space renamed in memory of Areta

7th January 2020

The run up to Christmas was busy with events across the school including an exhibition dedicated to Council Member, KAS parent and grandparent, Areta Hautman, who passed away in the summer.

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