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AHIS with Sherborne: Study Day for Teachers of Edexcel A-Level Art History

  • Sherborne Girls School Bradford Road Sherborne DT9 3QN (map)

This day will provide an opportunity for teachers in the South West of England to meet together towards the end of the first year of teaching the new History of Art syllabus. The focus will be on marking and assessing a full range of questions. Materials from the Pearson website (Edexcel AS and A level History of Art 2017 | Pearson qualifications) will be used, alongside other sample answers from Year 12 students provided by Art History in Schools. The event will be hosted by Jonathan Casely, Head of History of Art at Sherborne Girls School.

To help us plan the session, upon booking your ticket please email info@arthistoryinschools.org.uk with the themes and periods you are studying. (Themes: Nature/War/Identities / Periods: Renaissance/Baroque/C19th/1900-39/1960- 2015).

Venue: Beddington Lecture Theatre, Sherborne Girls School, Bradford Rd, Sherborne DT9 3QN

(see directions below)

Cost: Free of charge (donations to Art History in Schools always welcome)

Booking Deadline: Tuesday 12th June 2018

Programme:

09.45: Arrival, registration, coffee

10.00-11.20: Session 1 - Theme 1 (divide into groups)

Break

11.40 - 1.00: Session 2 - Theme 2 (divide into groups)

Lunch: Sandwiches will be provided

1.45 - 3.00: Session 3 - Periods (general discussion)

3.00 - 4.20: Session 4

Directions to Sherborne Girls School

School Office: 01935 812245

Trains: Sherborne is on the London Waterloo - Exeter line. A minibus can meet the 0932 / 0935 arriving trains. Yeovil Pen Mill is on the Bristol - Weymouth line (10 minute taxi ride away)

From the A303 (coming from London/ Andover):

Leave the A303 at the second Wincanton exit, West of Wincanton, sign-posted Sherborne and leading onto the A357. Follow the signs to Sherborne onto the B3145. In Sherborne Turn right at the first set of traffic lights, go straight on at the second set of traffic lights, up the hill and then take the first fork to the left. Sherborne Girls is immediately on your left. The Oxley car park entrance is on your right just after the houses on the right.

From the A30 (coming from Shaftesbury):

At the village of Oborne, stay on the A30 and don’t follow signs for town centre. On reaching Sherborne, go straight on at the first set of traffic lights and straight on at the second set of traffic lights. Go up the hill then take the first fork to the left. Sherborne Girls is immediately on your left. The Oxley car park entrance is on your right just after the houses on the right.

From the A30 (coming from Yeovil):

Allow an extra half hour due to roadworks at the edge of Sherborne. You will find a three-way temporary traffic lights system. Turn right at these lights. Then take the first left (before the foot bridge over the road). Sherborne Girls is immediately on your right. The Oxley car park entrance is on your left, once you have passed the Sports Centre itself.

From the A352 (coming from Dorchester):

On reaching Sherborne on the A352, follow the sign posts to Wincanton, taking you straight on at the first set of traffic lights. After the traffic lights take the first right, after a footbridge over the road. Sherborne Girls is immediately on your right. The Oxley car park entrance is on your left, once you have passed the Sports Centre itself.

Walk towards the Sports Centre and near the entrance is a crossing to cross the road to the school. The Beddington Lecture Theatre is then on your right, a glass atrium on a modern building.