Art & Design Residential: Anglesey 2019

From Friday 25th – Sunday 27th January 2019 fifteen GCSE Art & Design students had another successful Art & Design residential weekend at the Conway Centre, Anglesey. Students worked with artist, Sarah Usher, on the theme “Urban Metropolis” to create large scale paper sculptures based on either the sprawling cityscape of London or the Tudor-style Read More …

Turton School designers beat off competition from across the North West

Congratulations to two of our students: Raechel (Year 11) and Grace (Year 9).   Both girls’ designs have been selected to appear on Transport Training Academy vehicles, following a competition delivered in school within the Art Department several months ago. Grace’s design has been awarded first prize, whilst Raechel’s was chosen in third place. Their Read More …

(GCSE Art & Design) Conway Centre Visit – Photo Gallery

GCSE Art & Design residential visit to the Conway Centre in Anglesey (26-28 January, 2018)Thirty-five GCSE Art & Design students visited the Conway Centre, Anglesey, to participate in art, craft and design workshops across the weekend. Students worked with one of four artists on the theme of “East Meets West” and developed their ideas through Read More …

Celebrating GCSE Art & Design, GCSE Graphic Design

Celebrating GCSE Art & Design, GCSE Graphic DesignSome wonderful GCSE Art & Design and GCSE Graphic Design work on display from Thursday night’s Year 9 option evening…              

PHOTOS: GCSE Art & Design Enrichment Visit to London

GCSE Art & Design Enrichment Visit to London (21st-23rd October 2016)Our Art & Design students were absolutely fantastic and a real credit to the school…Whilst in London we visited:Tate BritainThe Saatchi GalleryTate ModernThe National GalleryLondon Eye Miss. L. Gray(Head of the Art Department)   

GCSE Art & Design Enrichment Visit to London

GCSE Art & Design Enrichment Visit to London (21st-23rd October 2016)Parent Meeting: Monday 10th October 20165:30pm – 6:30pm in the Arts TheatreAll students & parents must attend for vital information & travel arrangementsContact Miss Gray for more information: grayl@turton.uk.com

Art students to visit the Liverpool Biennial and experience The John Moores Painting Prize!

Art students to visit the Liverpool Biennial and experience The John Moores Painting Prize!Great news for Turton’s Art Department! Students to visit the Liverpool Biennial thanks to a grant from The Eridge Trust. More news in the Autumn Term! Meanwhile you can find out more information about the festival with the following links…Liverpool Biennial Website  The John Read More …

Turton Celebrates World Book Day

Celebrating World Book Day  ( by L. Gray / J. Sprawling )To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 3rd March 2016 Year 7 & 8 students were invited to consider how their favourite book could be represented in a simple jar. The project was a cross-curricular venture between our English and Art & Design Departments Read More …