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Check out this gallery of GCSE artwork from students in London. The current Year 10 and 11 students at St Marys Catholic High School in Croydon have built up creative confidence through exploring a wide range of materials, techniques and processes from drawing and painting to printmaking.

They have been allowed to develop their ideas and skills through projects about identity ‘Me, Myself & I’ and still life ‘The Cup & Saucer Project’.

“Students have worked from observation and their imagination,” says Kelly Goodwin, Head of Art. “They looked at a range of artists, both historical and contemporary enabling them to create imaginative and detailed pieces of work. Each response produced has allowed the students to grow as artists.”

I’ve been teaching with iPads for a number of years now and I thought I’d share what apps I’ve been using and found success with. Adobe Draw This is the app I use most frequently, with students aged…

For the last twelve years, Kingham Primary School pupils have had the privilege of studying in-depth and then performing one of William Shakespeare’s masterpieces. Pupils have met dark and complex men such as Macbeth and Hamlet to the…

Calm… I’m not sure that this is the most apt adjective to describe the four jam-packed days that 51 Irish students and their 6 enthusiastic teachers spent embracing every inch of lovely London last weekend. Exciting; unforgettable; magical: London baby!…

This month’s gallery comes courtesy of The Beacon School in Banstead, Surrey. The collection represents a snapshot of work from students across key stage 3, 4 and 5 in both Art and Art and Photography. The subject leader…

Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, which prior to this tour has never been seen outside of London, has taken up residency in the Gas Hall at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. He will be in Birmingham from…

Due to competition with academic subjects and an increasing lack of funding, music lessons have been decimated in schools worldwide. These days, the opportunity to learn an instrument is seen as more of a luxury than a necessary…

Before it goes on show at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, HWRK managed to get a sneak preview of the work on offer from Kingham Primary School. Art subject leader Mrs Liz Mahony, who is a lead teacher…

Diminutive Annabel Gracey may look like your average 12-year-old, but at night on London’s West End she’s transformed into a rock ‘n’ roll star as she makes history in one of theatre world’s most famous shows. The Bradford…