The Art and Design Department at Leweston is a lively and original place which offers the pupils an opportunity to explore a range of creative areas. Pupils are able to study Fine Art, Ceramics, Computer Aided Design, Photography, Woodworking and Textiles are part of the curriculum for Years 7, 8 and 9. GCSE courses in Fine Art, Textiles and 3D Design are available with A Level courses offered in Fine Art, Textiles, Photography and 3D Design. The Department also provides creative clubs for all ages. Leweston pupils have gone on to study art foundation or degree courses at UWE, Camberwell, Brighton, Chelsea, Central St Martins, Loughborough and Falmouth. We have former pupils working with Vivian Westwood and Tom Ford, at Selfridges, with Elizabeth Arden, at Terperly London and at Sleek Magazine.
THE NORFOLK ART AND DESIGN CENTRE
Leweston has a dedicated Art and Design Centre which houses studios that cater for Fine Art, Textiles, Photography and 3D Design as well as dedicated studios for Sixth Form. The facilities include:
- 3D Printing and laser cutting facilities
- Ceramics studio
- Creative graphics suite
- Photographic dark room
- Sewing studio
- Resistant materials workshop
- Fine Art studios
These diverse spaces, combined with dedicated specialist teachers, give the pupils the resources they require for their talents to develop. We offer our exam year students access to the Department outside of lesson time including evenings and weekends, allowing the students to practise discipline and develop independent working.