Waste Age: Trip

Some of our Graphic Design and Textile students visited the new exhibition ‘Waste Age’ at The Design Museum last Friday. The exhibition explores the issue of waste within our society and aims to make us rethink our relationship to everyday things.  It finds the lost value in our trash and imagining a future of clean materials and a circular economy could point the way out … Continue reading Waste Age: Trip

Tim Walker: Wonderful Things

A group of Photography and Textile students, across year 11-13, travelled to London to visit the V&A Museum earlier this week to see the magnificent Tim Walker Wonderful Things show. The trip was a great opportunity for the students to feel inspired and to gather useful primary research for their projects, through viewing the work of a contemporary practicing fashion-photographer and the chance to take … Continue reading Tim Walker: Wonderful Things

Lower School Arts Week 2019

This year, Arts Week took our youngest students on a four-day residential to Cornwall. Our theme this year was ‘Landscape and The Environment’ and activities and workshops centred on this theme. There were trips to the Tate St Ives and the Eden Project as well as practical artist-led workshops at the Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Museum and Leach Pottery – and of course, surfing!! You can … Continue reading Lower School Arts Week 2019

GCSE Photography London Trip

On November 14th The RIC GCSE Photography students went on a trip to London to visit the Cecil Beaton exhibition and 1930s fashion exhibit at the Fashion and Textiles Museum in London as part of their coursework project. They were also encouraged to take photographs of the urban environment for their Art & Design project. First we visited Rochester Castle for a quick run through … Continue reading GCSE Photography London Trip

Lower School Trip to Paris

Very bright and early on Wednesday 21 of June, we boarded the Eurostar for Paris, with a full itinerary of sightseeing and gallery visits planned as part of the 2017 Lower School Arts Week. After checking into our hotel, we enjoyed the obligatory ham and cheese baguette for lunch and some well executed selfies in front of the Eiffel tower before making our way to the … Continue reading Lower School Trip to Paris

UCAS Design Your Future Fair

This November A level students will get the opportunity to visit the UCAS Design Your Future university fair which is held annually at Olympia, London. Historically, our students have found this an incredibly useful and informative event giving them unique opportunity to talk to representatives from universities and colleges and other organisations about the study prospects available to them within the creative arts and associated … Continue reading UCAS Design Your Future Fair


The A level Graphics group went to The London Transport Museum and The Design Museum for reserach into their current projects. As well as displaying life size models of trains and buses and an underground train simulator (which the students delighted in) – the LTM is currently showing the Poster Art 150 exhibition displaying some of London Underground’s greatest  and most famous designs and students were given … Continue reading A LEVEL GRAPHICS TRIP 02/10/13