RIC Summer Festival 2018

On June 28th RIC had their annual summer festival with captivating performances by the lower school drama students interpreting ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and a hilarious 6th form version of John Buchan’s ‘The 39 Steps’. There were various musical performances by students and well known musician Henry Dagg playing some very curious instruments. Another highlight was the incredible talent on view in the Underhill theatre … Continue reading RIC Summer Festival 2018

Arts Week 2018

For this year’s Lower School Arts week students explored the artistic potential of the nearby coastal areas of Kent. We visited the castle and beach front at Whitstable, the Turner Contemporary Museum and harbour area of Margate, as well as a visit to Upnor Castle and the tidal beach along the adjoining River Medway. Students used various arts mediums including painting and drawing, photography and … Continue reading Arts Week 2018

Lower School Trip to the Design Museum

As part of Arts Week, the Lower School enjoyed a day at the Design Museum in Kensington High Street in London.  The sun shone brightly as the year 7, 8 and 9s took part in the Designer Maker User workshop which is the companion to the Design Museum’s permanent gallery. Using refreshed handling collections of contemporary design objects, students were able to interact with key … Continue reading Lower School Trip to the Design Museum

GCSE & A level Summer Exhibition 2017

The College’s annual Summer Festival on Wednesday 28 June kicks off our 2017 exhibition displaying this year’s GCSE and A level work from students in Fine Art, Textiles, Graphic Design, Photography and 3D Design. A record number of students have taken art & design subjects this year and the standard remains as high as ever. The exhibition will be up all over the summer and … Continue reading GCSE & A level Summer Exhibition 2017

Lower School Arts Week

From Monday 19 – Friday 23 June 2017 Lower School students in years 7-9 will be taking part in our first official Arts Week. We will be kicking off with a trip to the Design Museum in London where students will be taking part in the Designer Maker User workshop which is the companion to the Design Museum’s permanent gallery. Using refreshed handling collections of … Continue reading Lower School Arts Week

Ready for your closeup? – Portraiture photography at RIC

One of the elements of the photography course which manages to incorporate a number of disciplines, from studio lighting to understanding flattering angles, is portraiture. Arguably one of the most popular uses for photography upon its invention was its ability to capture the human likeness. Students study all forms of portraiture, from experimental depictions of the human face to journalism, identity, and of course the … Continue reading Ready for your closeup? – Portraiture photography at RIC