Lipson The Co-operative Academy

Lipson Co-operative Academy



Key Stage 3


At Lipson in KS3 Art, we make sure that all students gain a rich and varied Art education. Students will all learn key artistic skills such as drawing, painting, sculpture, printing, photography and digital Art techniques. Students will also learn the importance of design, research, analysis and review leading to a more sophisticated view of their own work and their lives in general. Students will learn about presentation, work together in groups and create mini exhibitions of their work.

Key Stage 4

KS4 Exam Board


At Lipson we encourage individuality in Art at GCSE level. All students may start from the same theme during their coursework project but will soon start to study their own individual ideas and passions. All students will develop their artistic skill with the use of a variety of materials and tools. Students will learn to discuss and analyse their own work as well as that of other artists as well as their peers. Students will explore ideas and respond to a variety of starting points. This course is an essential preparation for anyone wishing to have a career in the creative industries.


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Key Stage 5

KS5 Exam Board


At Lipson we are proud to offer a range of creative subjects at KS5 that include A levels in Art, Photography, Textiles and Graphic Design. Student studying these subject receive some of the highest grades in the college and often go on to college and university to pursue a career in the creative industries. Students are encouraged to learn and develop their ability with key skills and techniques, explore ideas, styles, movements as well as designing their own products in response to a variety of starting points.