Art and Design

Art and design projects throughout all year groups will allow students to explore and experiment with materials, techniques and processes, developing an understanding of a variety of artists and cultures. They will be encouraged to make links with their work and that of the artists studied.

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Areas of Study

  Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Year 7

 

 

Line & Tone – shell exploration Shape & Form – 3D paper exploration Colour & Pattern – Boey inspired pattern
Year 8

 

 

Sculpture & Architecture – Gaudi & Hundertwasser inspired Still life – fruit and vegetable observational drawing Distortion & Expressionism –
Year 9

 

 

Analytical – observational drawing Culture – independent choice Portrait – independent choice
Year 10

 

 

Independent project – Coursework portfolio 60% Independent project – coursework portfolio 60% Independent project – coursework portfolio 60%
Year 11

 

 

Independent project – Coursework portfolio 60% Examination – OCR set task 40%  

Assessment

P1 – formal drawing assessment

P2 – teacher assessment informed by the completion of the autumn terms project

P3- formal drawing assessment

P4- teacher assessment informed by the completion of the spring terms project

P5 – teacher assessment informed by the development of the summer terms project

Firefly/Extended Learning – all schemes of work are accessible to all year groups for extended learning and homework tasks. Tasks will be based on drawing, research and development of ideas.

Useful art and design apps are:

Kscope

Kaleido Free

Drawing grid

Imaengine

Pic collage

aTypo Picture

sketchbook X

paper 53

123D sculpt

Extra –curricular activities – the art department has an open door policy at lunchtime and after school where all students from every year group are welcome to attend to continue to strengthen their work or complete art homework.

Y11 are invited to attend the breakfast club from 7.40am-8.30am