Forres Academy

© Forres Academy 2013

Aspire To Inspire

Burdsyard Road, Forres, Moray, IV36 1FG  Tel:01309 672271


Art & Design is concerned with developing skills, knowledge, experiences, creative thinking and problem solving.

In an enjoyable, supportive and disciplined atmosphere, pupils will experience a wide variety of practical Expressive Art & Design based projects, as well as the study of artists and designers and their working methods.

Pupils will have access to a broad range of materials, media, technologies & disciplines including: pencil, paint, pastel, ink, collage, clay, sculpture, jewellery/body adornment, architecture, lighting & other product design, graphics, photography and computer.

Tasks have flexibility and continue to evolve and change and often can relate to pupils personal interests.


Department Sites

Courses & Qualifications

S1 - S3

CfE Broad General Education


Nationals 3, National 4, National 5

Wider achievement (N3, N4, N5 Expressive and/or Design Unit only)


National 5, Higher

Advanced Higher (Expressive or Design)

National Progression Award in Photography

Further Information

Careers in Art and Design

body art - production design - art therapy - hairdressing - web design - photography - fashion design - fine art - sign making - illustration - interior design - advertising - set design - model making - printing - floristry - furniture design - animation - textile design - industrial design - picture framing - landscape design - digital design - craft work and design - product design - graphic design - costume design - architecture - teaching - multimedia design - make-up artistry - exhibition design - visual merchandising

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