Windsors and Refreshed is a social enterprise project with a fair trade coffee shop joined to a music outlet specialising in vinyl records and a fashion clothing and accessories shop retailing vintage, retro and up‐cycled clothing. Windsor’s Fair trade coffee shop will be showcasing the art work of Whitely Academy students on the 11th till Continue Reading
On Monday 20th May 2013 Mrs McCann and Miss Noble took 3 exceptional art students (past and present) over to Jaguar Cars to promote our Whitley Arts project. A stall was set up and some of the artwork was set out to sell. The students worked really hard at selling and promoting their own and Continue Reading
On Friday 18th January our Year 7′s enjoyed a day of activites for French Day. Pupils from 7B made paper lillies in the style of Claude Monet, the famous French Artist.
Key Stage 3 students have been having fun re-creating Andy Warhol’s ‘Endangered Species’ using the Sgraffito technique. Sgraffito is a painting technique where the artist scratches into the top layer of the paint to reveal areas of the surface underneath. You can have a look at their creative work by visiting the Key Stage 3 Continue Reading
‘Grandfather’, a beautiful piece of work by Milena Stras, will feature in the Spring Term edition of Cutting Edge Magazine, Whitley Academy’s textile supplier. Her work was chosen as a winner of Cutting Edge’s catalogue competition amongst hundreds of entries, and wins Whitley Academy a £100 voucher to spend on textile supplies. Milena’s piece is Continue Reading
Specialist Crafts, a one stop-shop for specialist Art, Craft, and Design products, will feature a stunning piece of artwork by 16 year old Kirsten Laycock on its 2013 catalogue front cover. Kirsten’s artwork was chosen as a winner from hundreds of entries for the company’s catalogue front cover competition. Completed using collage, monoprints, hand embroidery, Continue Reading
BRITAIN’S biggest name in hat design visited Whitley Academy on November 8th last year to set up an art project for the school’s older pupils. Milliner to the stars, Stephen Jones, dropped in at the school for a day to advise pupils doing A-level art and BTEC art on how to design a hat. They Continue Reading
The project idea of Whitley Arts was commissioned by the Principal, Mrs Allen, after initial discussion with the art department and the business manager. The aim is to develop an eCommerce website to sell unique student artwork, whilst at the same time showcasing the excellence and artistic flair of Whitley Academy students to a local Continue Reading