Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Art & Design

Our Art & Design department is housed in a purpose-built, well-designed block offering four superb art studios, some of which are double height. Our facilities include a resource centre, an outdoor sculpture area and, on entering the department, a vibrant exhibition space.

Further projects

All years explore a range of media and techniques in 2D/ 3D, use new technologies and study a range of artefacts from contemporary, historical and cultural contexts.

Skills students will develop

  • Exploring and developing ideas
  • Investigating and making art, craft and design
  • Evaluating and developing work
  • Knowledge and understanding.

Art & Design teachers - education and experience

A team of innovative teachers and an arts technician work together to form a visually  exciting and fun learning environment for all students. Between them, Miss Penton, Mr Life, Mr West and Miss Ford have the following experience: 

  • BA (Hons) Fine Art, Multidisciplinary
  • BA (Hons) Textile Design
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art, Painting
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art, Sculpture
  • BA (Hons) Visual Studies
  • Postgraduates in Art and Design Education
  • Two staff members qualified to Master's Degree level
  • National and international exhibitions