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The Painsley Catholic Academy was established in 2012. We are the largest Catholic multi-academy company in the Archdiocese of Birmingham.

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Art and Design (Y9-11)

Subject staff

Miss A Robinson - Subject Leader

Curriculum Overview

Students in Year 9 have the option of choosing BTEC Art and Design. This BTEC consists of 2 internal coursework briefs set in the time frame of Year 10 and Year 11 and 1 external examination brief set by the examination board, Pearson which will be sat in Spring (Year 11). This course will enable students who have a passion for both Design and Technology and Art to unleash their creative talents. A range of projects will be set during Year 9 to give students the skill set to succeed in Years 10 and 11. 

Years taught:



BTEC - Edexcel Art and Design Practice

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