Expert Subject Advisory Group

The art department contribute to the work of the ESAG. As a long established department and team, we have plenty to say about how policy for Arts education might develop. The meetings have been at the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow , a beautiful venue for creative inspiration.


Videos of books

The art department are experimenting with ways to record ways of developing curriculum and assessment, wanting to avoid endless reams of paper, we are starting to play with animations of books, with all levels of skill to show how projects can meet individual needs… We’ll make some voice overs to discuss the work in the books and how we came to assess them.




We are now following the blogs of other art departments that we have contacts with, is our first one.


Examination pieces

Students have had eight full weeks to start from scratch, using their knowledge and experience of process to work through a project to creating a final piece. The students have come up with an idea, researched, resourced, found artists, visited galleries, experimented with different materials, tried painting, printing, drawing, and then resolved these to create ideas for final work. Their final work has been completed in ten supervised hours. There are two more days of exams next week, but here are some already completed…

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