(Above and below) Some of the stunning GCSE Artwork produced by Tollbar Academy Year 11 GCSE students.
One hundred and eight Year 11 Tollbar Academy GCSE Art and Design students produced an exceptional body of work which they have exhibited in their Summer Show online this year following 18 months of Covid disruption.
Students had flexibility and freedom to pursue their own interests and exhibit them in their artwork, many of them choosing to explore environmental themes blended with human form.
All students had the opportunity to experiment with a broad and diverse range of materials and processes, including working with inks, acrylic paints, oil paints, printing, collage, textiles, sculpture, photography and digital media, as well as working with traditional dry media, such as chalk pastels, charcoal, oil pastel and pencil.
Special mention goes to students Kiera Harber, Phoebe Stocks, Olivia Cooper, Zac Mazel, Olivia Winterburn, Luke Grogan, Fearne Goosens, Isabella Rowlands, Mohammed Khalique, Lauren Doughty, Ellie Mascall and Liberty Bennington-Gardner, who have really excelled and worked phenomenally hard this year.
Claire Stephen, Curriculum Leader For Art, said: “This has been an exceptional year in so many ways, not least because of the disruption caused by Covid. I am so very proud of the students, in every single year group, for their dedication to their work despite all the challenges thrown at them.
“The body of work produced by our GCSE students is phenomenal and you only have to look at the images here to see that. Well done to every single one of you.”