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Davenant Foundation School, Chester Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 2LD
Telephone: 020 8508 0404
Fax: 020 8508 9301

We are in easy reach from various methods of transport.

Buses: 20, 667
Underground: Debden Park, Theydon Bois or Loughton. All on the Central Line.
SATNAV users: IG10 2LW. Parking at Davenant is available for visitors.
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Art

We believe nurturing creativity through an arts education develops skills and attributes that cannot be replicated through other experiences.

Students who are educated in the arts have a better chance of becoming innovative, critical thinkers who are comfortable adapting from mistakes.

The main purpose of the Art course, at Davenant, is to develop an appreciation of the visual world and respond to it in a personal and creative way

The art department place an emphasis on the acquisition of technical skill, drawing from direct observation, investigation and personal expression. Students are encouraged to analyse, solve and evaluate visual and intellectual problems. We aim to help students be self-motivated, gain confidence and develop and initiate through working in a stimulating studio environment. 

“ To express yourself in the form of art is more powerful than words, that is a skill that a school curriculum cannot teach you, but a skill that you can develop from the Art department at Davenant”

KEY STAGE 3 

During Years 7-9 the following topics are taught:

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Artefacts

Natural v. Manmade

Narrative & Allegorical

Me, myself and I

Pattern & Structure

Land Art & The Environment

Modernism

KEY STAGE 4 

Students studying the subject at GCSE follow the OCR specification. During the course, the following topics are covered:

Year 10

Year 11

Powerful portraits

Natural forms

Mock Examination

Externally set project by exam board

For more detailed information about the course content and assessment requirements, please refer to the examination board website.

A LEVEL 

Students studying the subject at A Level follow the OCR  specification.  During the course the following topics are covered.

Year 12

Year 13

Foundations skills followed by students' directed development.

Portraiture, distortion and identity

Self directed unit continued

Essay writing unit

Externally set project by exam board

For more detailed information about the course content and assessment requirements, please refer to the examination board website.

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