At the forefront of education for over 100 years Education at Upton Court is about inspirational teachers and aspirational pupils At the forefront of education for over 100 years Education at Upton Court is about inspirational teachers and aspirational pupils At the forefront of education for over 100 years Education at Upton Court is about inspirational teachers and aspirational pupils

Art

Department Profile

Ms S Thomson BA (Hons.) – Head of Art

Miss O Stagg BA (Hons.)

Ms S Reucassel – Art Technician

The Art department is a dynamic and successful area with three members of staff. There are two specialist rooms with a wide range of work on display that reflects the achievement and creativity of students across all key stages. We aim to foster an enthusiasm and interest in Art by teaching a variety of approaches and techniques through a set theme, always linking to relevant Artists or cultures.  Many of our A level students choose to pursue a career in Art and continue their studies on foundation courses or degrees in Graphics, Architecture, Fine Art, Fashion, Photography and Product Design. As we have built positive relationships with students over the years, many return to present their portfolios to GCSE and A level students who show an interest in following the same path.

Cross-curricular Links

The department runs an art club every lunch time for all year groups and visits are organised throughout the year to art galleries and museums. Art displays around the school are regularly updated to showcase students’ talent and enrich the school environment.