Art corridor update

Art corridor update

This summer term, The Art department corridor has been given a fantastic renovation. With plans to show student work to its best effect, the new display features new framing and wooden panelling which will allow for a range of work to be regularly exhibited throughout the year. Thank you to Dorset Arts & Crafts and Purbeck

Read More

Y10 Art-Textile Workshop with Helen Biles

Y10 Art-Textile Workshop with Helen Biles

On Friday, the artist Helen Biles led a rust printing art-textiles workshop for our year 10 art students. Helen is the organiser for Purbeck Arts Week, and we maintain our strong community link by organising artist workshops and creating work for the Purbeck Young Artist awards every year. The year 10s loved the workshop, and the

Read More

World Book Day cross-curricular workshop

World Book Day cross-curricular workshop

Our World Book Day cross-curricular workshop went down a storm on Wednesday 28th February. The students had a really varied day, and all completed a really lovely children’s story book with paper-cut illustration. We are really fortunate that the Canadian paper-cut illustrator, Ashley Barron, got involved and gave our students hints and tips. She then selected

Read More

Emma Rogers wins MP Christmas card competition

Emma Rogers wins MP Christmas card competition

Emma Rogers is to have her Christmas card made as one of the official Christmas cards of our local MP Michael Tomlinson. Mr Tomlinson set the competition earlier this year and a number of schools entered, a local artist was asked to pick their favourite and Emma’s won. Emma created the card in after school Art

Read More

The Collective Works: Year 13 Fine Art and Photography Show

The Collective Works: Year 13 Fine Art and Photography Show

Last weekend, Year 13 students presented their current work in an exhibition at the wonderful setting of Durlston Castle. The students curated the show themselves and staffed the weekend’s open exhibition. Prior to this they were proud to welcome the Mayor of Swanage (pictured) who himself recognised the high quality of the students’ work and welcomed

Read More

Sixth Form Art and Photography Exhibition at Durlston Castle

Sixth Form Art and Photography Exhibition at Durlston Castle

Year 13 Art and Photography students present ‘Collective Works’ an exhibition of 1st and 2nd year A-Level work  at the Fine Foundation Gallery, Durlston Castle. The exhibition is open to the public from the 9th-10th of December. A private view with refreshments will take place at 7pm on the 8th December. (All friends, family and students of The Purbeck School

Read More

Arts University Bournemouth Life Drawing

Arts University Bournemouth Life Drawing

On Monday 16th October, our 6th form Fine Art students attended a fantastic Arts University Bournemouth Life Drawing class for the day. The girls drew from a life model and used a variety of media to capture the different poses, including; charcoal, pencils, pastels, inks, and gauche on different coloured paper grounds. The day was exciting

Read More