Leeds East Academy

Courses in Art

  • GCSE Art - AQA
  • GCSE Graphics - AQA
  • GCSE Textiles - AQA

Term By Term Schemes of Work


For further information on the curriculum offered please contact the Academy F.A.O (Director of Learning for Art)


Art and Technology encompass KS3 Art and Design and Design and Technology. Students at this key stage have two Technology lessons and one Art lesson per week. Students make their options towards the end of year 8 and they can opt for the following KS4 courses:  GCSE Art and Design Graphics, Art Unendorsed, Design and Technology Product Design, Design and Technology Textiles and Food Technology. BTECs in Fashion and Clothing and Interactive Media are also an option. Students who choose to study an Art or Technology course will have two lessons of their chosen subject per week. Students can opt to complete more than one of our courses.  At KS5 we offer AS and A2 Art and Design Graphics and BTEC level 3 in Art and Design and Fashion.

Students, as artists and designers achieving, enjoying and reaching their true potential are at the heart of the Art and Technology area at Leeds East Academy. We always encourage students to embrace a ‘Can do’ attitude which helps to create a positive ethos.

Art and Technology offers an exciting range of courses, skills and medium including Graphic communication, creative media, Textiles, Food Technology and Product designing. A combination of enthusiastic students who take pride in the work that they produce and teachers passionate about their subject specialist areas underpins high quality learning and results in the Art and Technology team area.