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.
Areas of Study
|Autumn Term||Spring Term||Summer Term|
|Line & Tone – shell exploration||Shape & Form – 3D paper exploration||Colour & Pattern – Boey inspired pattern|
|Sculpture & Architecture – Gaudi & Hundertwasser inspired||Still life – fruit and vegetable observational drawing||Distortion & Expressionism –|
|Analytical – observational drawing||Culture – independent choice||Portrait – independent choice|
|Independent project – Coursework portfolio 60%||Independent project – coursework portfolio 60%||Independent project – coursework portfolio 60%|
|Independent project – Coursework portfolio 60%||Examination – OCR set task 40%|
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:
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