Key Stage 4 Photography Week 2

In today's sessions we have explored composition of shots and looked at different techniques.  We have looked at images that use 'Rule of Three' or 'Rule of Odds'.  We have talked about using negative space, zoom and symmetry to create interesting shots.  We hope you like our selection this…

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Key Stage 4 Photography

On Friday's, some students in Key Stage 4 access a photography session.  Our theme this week was 'Pattern and Perspective'.  They explored capturing images taken from a low level, eye level, oblique (tilted) and high level.  All of the students really enjoyed the session and some said that they…

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Art & Design - Patterns

Key Stage 4 Art & Design options group have been working hard developing their skills and techniques in pattern design.  Students have been choosing colours and developing an awareness of how to repeat a design using Lino printing method.  The students are learning how to cut shapes into the Lino…

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Live Wires!

Key Stage 4 Transition are making great progress towards their Entry Level Certificate. This term we are learning about electricity. We learned about the parts of a plug and their functions. We then showed off our skills wiring a plug. Great work!

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KS4 Final Art Pieces

KS4 Art Options Group have been working hard on their final pieces.  The students have been using the work of artists to influence their final designs.  The students are working hard trying new ideas and working out which medium is best to use.  They have been studying many artists which have…

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KS4 Art & Design

KS4 Art and Design have started work researching an artist of their choice.  The students have been creating study sheets about their chosen artist and recreating some of their work.  Students will be spending time over the next few weeks developing ideas and creating a piece of work of their own…

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“King of the ring” with WACT

KS4 look forward to their Monday afternoons with Wigan Athletic Community Trust. Today they enjoyed playing “King of the ring” The aim of the game was to dribble the ball without going outside the ring. The last person left in the ring with their ball will be king/queen of the ring.…

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Talking about autism

Students in the Autism and Me intervention have been writing about their own autism.  The students are contributing to a training powerpoint that will be used for staff in school to further develop their understanding of autism.

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St Georges Day

KS4T enjoyed learning about the story behind St Georges day, they worked hard making costumes to re-enact the story, including a musical composition from one student on the keyboard.

 

 

 

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Castle Head Residential - February 2019

Day 1 – Monday 11th February

We arrived at Castle Head at 12 noon excited for the challenges and adventures ahead of us. We met our group leaders, Al and Sarah and had a tour of Castle Head. Our first challenge was making our own beds. We then had our packed lunch and were kitted out with our…

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KS4T learn about CPR and Defibrillators

This morning KS4T were shown by DW staff how to give life saving CPR and how to use a defibrillator.

 

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Step up to English

Key Stage 4 Transition have been working hard in their English lessons, they have been working on descriptive writing.

Canice worked independently to write his own story. 

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