#media & graphics

  • Royal College of Music Open Day

    Made it to London! Our A level students visited the Royal College of Music open day.

    Thanks to NEACO, the Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach.

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  • Perspectives & Personalities

    Art and Photography students from Sprowston Community Academy are showcasing their talent in their first exhibition at Norwich's Anteros Arts Foundation gallery.

    This exhibition showcases some of our current students work, highlighting the range of skills, techniques and processes students at SCA explore, a celebration of their Creativity and Confidence. Visitors will be able to enjoy a range of some of the best work produced since October 2017 by students with a wide range of abilities.

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  • Bronze level Arts Award

    This year, thanks to NEACO funding students at SCA have the opportunity to take the Bronze level Arts Award, working with Jennie Robinson from the arts groups 'Wandering Arts'. 12 of the students got their practical project of to a flying start this week with a full day workshop at the fantastic Norwich Puppet Theatre.

    The day began with an introduction to the range and types of puppets that are used and students were able to have a go, they even got to manipulate one of the oldest puppets in the theatre. The rest of the day was spent making their own puppets; some of the puppets they made have a rod and others have a rod and string mechanism.

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  • Christmas Season Art Competition

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    emily-kate-scarlett-most-unique
    henry-Harrison---most-creative
    harriet-knight-overall-winner

    Year 7 impressed us with their entries in the first Sprowston Christmas Season Art Competition. Year 12 students, Marcelina Grenda and Alice Bush, organised the competition with prizes provided by our local Tesco and from the Head of Art Ms Humpleby.  

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  • GoGoCreate for GoGoHares 2018

    We are one of the first 100 schools and community groups to sign up to GoGoCreate – the official Learning Programme for GoGoHares 2018.

    Break charity are delighted to have us on board!

    So, what is GoGoCreate?

    GoGoCreate offers a chance for schools, sports clubs and other community groups to get involved. The hare sculptures will be joined by smaller leaping leverets, decorated by children, which will star in their own trail for nine weeks during the summer. At the end of the trail the sculpture will be returned to our school for a lasting legacy of this unique project. The GoGoCreate trail will take place from 2 July until 2 September 2018 and the main GoGoHares trail will run from 28 June to 8 September 2018.

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  • ARTiculation: student use works of Art to improve their confidence in Public Speaking and Presentation skills

    On Tuesday September 12th students challenged themselves, overcame their nerves and attended a workshop run by ARTiculation held at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.

    ARTiculation workshops have been designed to stimulate students’ interest and understanding of art while developing observation, research, critical analysis, language, presentation and public speaking skills. Led by art experts, students are encouraged to think independently, ask informed questions and analyse information. during the day our students were talking about about works of art, using their interest to help them develop their confidence and ability to present to an audience of people they do not know.

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  • Harry Potter Studios Review

    On Thursday the 6th of July 90 Years 9 and 10 Media Studies and Design Technology students went to the Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studios.

    The students got to experience the magic behind the movies and see where the franchise really began and discovered how the set and props were created. They also got a chance to see the original costumes and marvel at the creature workshop. Some students also made the most of the CGI and special effects experiences on offer, such as flying a broomstick in front of a green screen or having a drink with Hagrid in the optical illusion exhibit.

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  • Fantastic Year 7 Artwork

    Last week Ms Humpleby invited me to a Year 7 Art lesson to see some of the homework that students had completed. The work on display was fantastic and showed that a lot of time and effort had gone into planning and creating some outstanding pieces. Really impressed!

    Mr Setchell

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  • Yr 8 Students Getting Creative With Clay

    The new project has them experimenting with the way to impress, using natural items such as leaves or stones, or apply more clay to create texture.

    The work is inspired by their earlier Landscape studies earlier in the year. These tiles are just the testers.

    More development of ideas and research will lead to more ambitious final outcomes.

    Perhaps we have next year's Great Pottery Throw down competitor.

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  • Have you got a creative flair?

    Do you or anyone you know have a creative flair?

    The school is holding a free networking event to raise the profile of careers in the creative industry. All are welcome to come along to admire an array of work from local photographers, artists, musicians and even our own talented students. These businesses will be able to give advice and some are even having the option to mentor students that show talent and initiative during the night.

    (The creative industries are worth £76.9 billion per year: 88 million an hour, 146 000 a minute to the UK economy, according to official statistics.)

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  • Landscapes & Movement

    Photography students demonstrate real skill and creativity

    More stunning work in development during the Photography exam.

    Landscapes by Beth Self and Movement & Emotion by Heidi Cooke.

    We have such amazingly talented artists in this school

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  • Year 9 Pottery

    Year 9 first taste at creating things with clay.

    Lesson 3 on making puppet heads.

    Lots of resilience and creativity.

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  • Dragons Are On Their Way

    In Art year 7 students are working collaboratively on a group outcome.

    Each team has designed an original dragon devised from looking at Dragons in other cultures and Art genres, they are doing brilliantly.

    We are so proud of how well they are working together.

    Keep an eye above - they will appear around school soon.

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  • Year 11 GCSE Mock Photography

    Year 11 GCSE Mock Photography students and their work.

    A few more examples of the excellent work produced during their GCSE Mock held before Christmas - what a wonderful group of students the GCSE Photography students are.

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  • Well Done to Fabulous Year 11 Art Students

    Well done to the fabulous Year 11 Art students and their excellent Ceramic work produced in the GCSE Mock exam. Special mention goes to Nathan Spooner, Chloe Wells and Emily Grover for the ambitious scales and techniques but there ares so many others to praise too.

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  • Photography Mock Exam

    Well done to the amazing Yr11 students who worked so hard in their Photography mock exam on Thursday and Friday this week.

    The theme was Order and/or Disorder:

    After 8 weeks of research, planning, technical and academic process and a massive amount of hard work their individual creativity, experimentation and ideas have developed into these excellent outcomes.

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  • Creative Arts Out of Hours Sessions

    The Creative Arts Faculty are offering a variety of out of school hours sessions in Art, Media and Photography. How to sign up and attend are detailed on the sheet.

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