The art room at Leicester High School is a hub of creativity fully equipped with a wide range of resources allowing students the opportunity to experiment and develop their skills. This blog is not only a further resource for students but also an opportunity to celebrate their successes in a more public forum.

Monday, 19 June 2017

Rotary Young Designer competition

Congratulations to Shubnum who has won 2nd prize at the Rotary District Young Designer competition for her nautical inspired dresses. 

She also won Best Potential Textile Designer. 
Well done!

Little Selves Exhibition

Huge congratulations to Claire who won best student painting at the Little Selves exhibition. 


“We all like to look at pictures of other people and of ourselves,’’ said Lars Tharp, President of Leicester Society of Artists, as he introduced the Society’s Little Selves exhibition of miniature portraits at Leicester New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, sponsored by Arts Council England.

He commented that today’s selfies are the modern equivalent of miniatures from the past and he praised the high standard of work submitted for the exhibition by art students from  eight schools and colleges throughout Leicester and Leicestershire and Rutland, who contributed 60 items in the show.

Also included in the exhibition total of 141 works are miniatures from the Museum’s own collection, work by LSA members and guest artists Satta Hashem, Michael Gaskell, Paul Wright and photographer Paul O’Leary..

Entries were received from:
Gateway College Leicester; King Edward VII Science and Sports College, Coalville; Leicester  College; Leicester High School for Girls; Loughborough College; Loughborough Grammar School; Oakham School;Robert Smyth Academy, Market Harborough.


BECKY HAYLEY (Oakham School): First Prize for Best Student Work (£100, sponsored by Leicester Society of Artists;
TRISTAN ANGUS (Leicester College): Student Print Prize (£50, sponsored by Leicester Print Workshop);
JORDAN ILLINGWORTH (Robert Smyth Academy): Student Drawing Prize (£50, sponsored by Creed Design Associates);
YUANQING ZHANG (Leicester High School for Girls): Student Painting Prize (£50, sponsored by LSA);
ROBERT SPICER (Loughborough Grammar School): Student Digital and Photographic Prize (£50, sponsored by Indigo Blue Media);
NOORIDIN ABDI (Gateway College): Student 3D and Textiles Prize (£50, sponsored by HC Human Resource Consulting Ltd);

SEAN JOHNSON (Gateway College): Framer’s Choice Prize (portrait book, sponsored by Cank Street Gallery.

Summer Celebration

Both the A level and GCSE courses have finished and we look forward to the Summer Celebration when we can share all the work that has been produced over the last two years. We await August results days with trepidation. Fingers crossed the girls all get the grades they deserve! 

Friday, 6 May 2016

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Summer Term 2016

Exam season is upon us and with it comes controlled assessments in art and design and photography. AS photography students have made a good start with some exciting work. Check out the AS/A level page for images. You can also see one student's work on the following blog www.thepassingoftimeblog.wordpress.com 

Wednesday, 25 November 2015