Year 10 Art Workshop with Darrell Wakelam

Year 10 Art Workshop with Darrell Wakelam

  • April 30, 2019

This past Friday Year 10 Art Students had the privilege of taking part in a 3D workshop with local artist Darrell Wakelam. Darrell gave excellent demonstrations and support on how to use card to create 3D sculptures which the students took to at once. The students

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Pet Portrait Winners – Art & Design Taster Session

Pet Portrait Winners – Art & Design Taster Session

  • April 2, 2019

Recently Year 5 and 6 student’s from local primary schools took part in an Art and Design taster session at The Purbeck School. This session allowed the students an insight into studying Art and Design at The Purbeck School. Students were taught different methods of painting

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Year 10 & 11 ‘Memory Wall’ community outreach art project

Year 10 & 11 ‘Memory Wall’ community outreach art project

  • March 4, 2019

Year 10 & 11 Art students have begun work on a community outreach art project with Miss Hayward and Mr Lynn, to provide a ‘Memory Wall’ mural to be installed at Anglebury Court residential home. This allows residents, families and staff to reconnect with their memories

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Art corridor update

Art corridor update

  • June 18, 2018

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

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Y10 Art-Textile Workshop with Helen Biles

Y10 Art-Textile Workshop with Helen Biles

  • March 26, 2018

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

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World Book Day cross-curricular workshop

World Book Day cross-curricular workshop

  • March 14, 2018

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

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Emma Rogers wins MP Christmas card competition

Emma Rogers wins MP Christmas card competition

  • December 14, 2017

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

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The Collective Works: Year 13 Fine Art and Photography Show

The Collective Works: Year 13 Fine Art and Photography Show

  • December 14, 2017

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

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Sixth Form Art and Photography Exhibition at Durlston Castle

Sixth Form Art and Photography Exhibition at Durlston Castle

  • November 2, 2017

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

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Arts University Bournemouth Life Drawing

Arts University Bournemouth Life Drawing

  • October 17, 2017

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

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