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Cookstown High School, Cookstown

Overview

 

The Art and Design department has been the creative heart of the school for many years. It also has consistently achieved excellent exam grades and has gained a well deserved reputation for the quality of  it’s work  Many students have taken their art experience on in to training, third level education or employment.

Our students work frequently plays a role in CCEA moderation, agreement trials and is also exhibited in the True Colours annual exhibition.  Many go on to Art college or take Art with them in to teacher training, both secondary and primary level.

The study of Art & Design nourishes, enhances and celebrates student’s creative, intellectual and artistic abilities. It stimulates and challenges students to realise their potential in a broad and relevant context. The overall educational development of the individual is central to the study of art and design.

 

News

20th May 2021
Over lockdown the Art department set an Art challenge competition for key stage three...
 
 
 
5th Feb 2021
Mrs Fields started a photography club with KS3 pupils last week. The topic was nature...
 
 
 
3rd Mar 2020
On Thursday 27th February year 12 GCSE pupils visited Holy Trinity College Art department...
 
 
 
14th Feb 2020
On Thursday 6th February a group of year 10 pupils participated in a Shared Educational...
 
 
 
29th Jan 2020
On Monday 27th January we had a Shared Education Workshop with Holy Trinity College...
 
 
 
5th Dec 2019
On Thursday 28th November a Shared Education Year 11 GCSE Textile workshop took place...
 
 
 
21st Nov 2019
Many thanks to artist George Gourley who kindly came into school on Tuesday 21st...
 
 
 
21st Nov 2019
On Friday 18th November A-level Art pupils took part in a Shared Education Fine Art...