Notice: Art & Design Students

For the attention of ALL N5 and Higher Art Students : Please attend a study revision session in the Art Department on Monday 28th May from 11-1pm. We will be covering both Expressive and Design critical work.    

22nd May 2018

S4 – S6 Art & Design Arty Party – BACK ON!

14th March 2018

We have rescheduled the Arty Party to Monday 19th March. Come along to the Art Department from 3.35 – 5.30pm for revision class with the added bonus of music and snacks! The perfect opportunity to work on your folio before the final deadline of Friday 23rd March.  


Thorpe Molloy Future Aspirations Competition

15th February 2018

MY FUTURE ASPIRATIONS – Thorpe Molloy Recruitment “Our unique competition challenges local pupils to convey their career dreams through Art. Contrary to popular belief, they don’t want to chase celebrity but have hopes of careers which are full of inspiration.” Aberdeen Grammar School Art Department were thrilled to have had such success with the annual competition this year. Thorpe Molloy Recruitment received 155 entries from across the region and were…


S1-S3 John Byrne National Drawing Competition

6th February 2018

Have you created a drawing in your art class that you are particularly proud of? If so, any student wishing to enter the above drawing competition, must hand in their finished (and well presented) work by Monday 19th February to Miss McIntosh for posting. Please see any of the Art Teachers for details.  


Inter-house Book Sculpture competition

6th February 2018

Make a sculptural piece of art, from a book, for World Book day 1st March 2018. Entrants should choose an Art book from The Art Department and create a sculpture from it by using any techniques imaginable – Origami / folding / gluing / tearing / wire / cut-outs / pop-ups / painting / drawing etc. Sculptures must be handed in to Miss McIntosh by Wednesday 28th February. To be…


Senior Art, Design & Technology Exhibition

12th December 2017

The Art, Design and Technology Faculty displayed a fantastic exhibition on Thursday 7th December, showcasing the incredibly successful senior entrants from the National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher awards 2017. All guests were treated to musical interludes, whilst the charity team were selling festive mince pieces in aid of the schools nominated charity this year; CLIC Sargent.


S2 Art Exhibition in the newly refurbished library

Come along to the newly refurbished library and see the beautiful art work on display by S2 Art & Design students – including 3D sculptures made from books, book art and framed 2D artwork. The project that students worked on, began with observational drawings & paintings of seashore themed objects; developing skills in creating realistic form, expressive line, texture and mark making. This developed into creating compositions of these objects…

11th December 2017

World Mental Health Day

10th October 2017

The 10th October 2017 is World Mental Health Day “Mental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, but 10th October is a great day to show your support for better mental health and start looking after your own wellbeing.” “The theme for World Mental Health Day 2017 is workplace well-being. So whether you’re an individual looking to boost your own well-being or an employer seeking advice on…


New Art Clubs announced!

S1 and 2 Art Club – Thursday lunchtimes  Explore a range of art and design projects based on seasonal themes. Starting on Thursday 14th September at 13.10pm – Lead by senior pupils. Room 309   S3 – S6 Art Club : Skills and Technique Building Designed to help pupils extend and develop folio work using expressive techniques. The club is also open to those who were not able to select…

11th September 2017

S2 Art Exhibition at Skene Street Dental Practice

29th June 2017

The S2 Art exhibition at Skene Street Dental Practice is now on! The exhibition was produced by second year art pupils. Inspiration was taken from The Boyle Family to produce artworks based on our local area. Pupils created multi coloured reductive poly prints of sections of a map showing Aberdeen Grammar School and  the surrounding area.  Pupils worked on individual sections from the map which were then reassembled to create…