Art and Photography
We aim to embed the skills and knowledge needed for students to navigate the world creatively and with independence.
Art and Photography plays an important role in a pupils’ education at BHS, through developing social and cultural knowledge and offering platforms on which to explore and express ideas in depth. We aim to embed the skills and knowledge needed for students to navigate the world creatively and with independence. Three airy and well-equipped studios give opportunities for pupils to experiment with a wide variety of techniques and processes, where risk-taking is encouraged.
Our location within the East Riding, with close proximity to many galleries, is embraced by all year groups through trips, visits and independent study. The department is open to pupils at all times with a variety of extra-curricular sessions in place to support their understanding and enjoyment of the subject. We love to show off our work and the school is alive with the art work produced by students across all year groups. We also are lucky to be able to showcase work within Beverley Minster each year too!
Mr Ben Capper
Head of Art
Mrs Sarah Jeffrey
Art speaks where words are unable to explain
Students develop the skills and knowledge to communicate their ideas visually. A basic art vocabulary is taught and students begin to manipulate with growing confidence the formal elements of line, form, shape, colour, texture and tone.
Students develop their visual communication skills to a high level and explore new and exciting ways of working to realise personal ideas.
Students have the opportunity to produce a portfolio of exciting, sophisticated work developed through a process of experimentation, research and idea development