Gallery Visits

GCSE Art & Design at the Hepworth Gallery.

Visits to Leeds City Galleries, The Hepworth Wakefield and places of interest such as The Yorkshire Sculpture Park are an important component of Art and design delivery, working from primary sources and exposure to work created by other artists, craft makers and designers accelerates students progress, motivating students significantly and increasing their focus when they return to the classroom.

Visiting Artists

Opportunities for students to meet and work with practising artists are offered throughout the school year with, for example, year 8 students meeting and working with the landscape painter Annie Fenn, Year 9 students meeting and working with illustrator Tony Husband and year 10 students working with the portrait artist Yan Wang.