Art, Design & Technology

Staff

Liam Ball – Faculty Principal Teacher
Graeme Higgins (Technical)
Robyn Morrison (Art)
Nicola Topping (Technical)
David Woods (Art)

Course Information

Art & Design

S1– Broad General Education (Core)

Portraiture Unit
Giacometti Sculpture Project
Boyle Family inspired Clay Project
Bug Mask Design Project

S2 – Broad General Education (Core)

Still Life – Pop Art Prints
Design Unit – Body Adornment

S3 – Broad General Education – (Pupil Choice)
For further information – S3 course info Art & Design 2017 – 2018

Portraiture Unit – Lino Cut Portraits
Architecture Unit
Clay Project
Peter Chang inspired Bangle Design

S4/5/6 – Senior Phase – National 4-5, Higher and Advanced Higher (Pupil Choice)
For further information – SP Course Booklet Art & Design 2017-2018

 

Technical

The Technical Department is well resourced, and consists of:

Two workshops (1 x Wood and 1 x Dual Purpose)
Computer Lab (20 PC’s running Autodesk Inventor 2014, Serif Programs, Office 2010, Yenka)
Two Graphics Classrooms (Drawing Boards and Equipment)
Engineering Classroom (with 8 PC’s)
CAD/CAM Suite (3D Printer, Milling Machine, Vinyl Cutter)
We offer a full range of courses designed to cater for the needs and interests of all pupils.

We currently offer:

S1 – Broad General Education (Core)
All S1 pupils complete three units throughout the year on a rota basis. Each unit runs for approximately 12 weeks. These are:

Metalwork:      Desk Tidy
Woodwork:     Bird Feeder
Graphics:        An Introduction

S2 – Broad General Education (Core)
All S2 pupils complete three units throughout the year on a rota basis. Each unit lasts approximately 12 weeks. These are:

Metalwork:      Garden Trowel
Engineering:   MP3 Docking Station
Graphics:        Packaging Project

S3 – Broad General Education (Pupil Choice)
In S3, pupils can chose from the following courses:

Design & Manufacture, for further information – S3 course info Design & Manufacture 2017 – 2018
Engineering Science, for further information – S3 course info Engineering Science 2017 – 2018
Graphic Communication, for further information – S3 course info Graphic Communication 2017 – 2018
Practical Craft Skills, for further information – S3 course info Practical Craft Skills 2017 – 2018

S4/5/6 Senior Phase (Pupil Choice)
Design & Manufacture National 4 & 5, for more information – SP Course Booklet Design & Manufacture 2017-2018
Engineering Science National 4/5 and Higher, for more information – SP Course Booklet Engineering Science 2017-2018
Graphic Communication National 4/5, Higher and Advanced Higher, for more information – SP Course Booklet Graphic Communication 2017-2018
Practical Metalworking National 4 & 5, for more information – SP Course Booklet Practical Metalworking 2017-2018
Practical Woodworking National 4 & 5, for more information – SP Course Booklet Practical Woodworking 2017-2018