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The Parents' booking system is available to parents with effect from 6pm on Monday 21st October.
Parkside has recently been awarded the School Games Platinum Mark Award
Music Mark granted to Parkside for its commitment to high quality music education.

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Year 7 Art 

Art in Year 7 comprises of three main projects: 

Firstly; Weird and wonderful Contemporary Art.
Exploring the world of British modern artists and the Turner Prize. Experimenting with graffiti and sculpture. We look at the deeper meanings behind art work using design, perspective drawing and constructing models/clay.

Secondly, Portraiture.
Pupils will study artists throughout history, using observational drawing skills and producing portraits using a range of key art skills and materials. Compositions by historical artists, use of artistic elements, drawing skills, composition and mixed media.

Finally, Pop Art & Modern Culture.
Pupils will be encouraged to create their own investigations of the Pop Art era. Looking at popular culture then and now. The project comprises of Playful and open-ended research, exploration of popular culture; decorative, colour, imagery, team working, paper sculpture and painting.