Mrs Dunnington – Head of Faculty
Mrs Arnold – Deputy Headteacher, Teacher of Food & Nutrition
Mrs Noel – Teacher of Art
Ms Hickman – Teacher of Art
Mr Gately – Teacher of Computer Science
Mr Ali – Teacher of Computer Science and Food & Nutrition
Mrs Ball – Teacher of Food and Nutrition
Mr Acton – Art Technician
Artists studied include George Seurat, Georgina Luck, Lucy Sparrow & Surrealist Artists.
Artists studies include mixed-media artists Andrea Matus, Alexander Calder and Kimmy Cantrell.
In Year 9 and 10 students focus on developing their skills, creating work around a chosen theme and building up a portfolio of work which is worth 60% of their overall grade.
In Year 11, students complete a final unit of work and undertake the controlled assessment which is worth 40% of their overall grade.
Students complete two Non-Exam Assessments (NEAs) worth 50%
Exam worth 50%
Non-Exam Assessment - 1
The first Non-Exam Assessment is worth 15% and focuses on a food science experiment.
Non-Exam Assessment - 2
The second Non-Exam Assessment is worth 35% and gives students the opportunity to design and make three sophisticated dishes using higher level skills.
Paper 1- Designed to test a student's knowledge of computational thinking and programming.
Paper 2- is based on the student's understanding of how computers work.
Completed in Year 11, the non-exam assessment requires the students to work towards a working solution based on a scenario set by the exam board.
The two-year course is made up of: