Art

Art

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • GCSE and A Level trips to extend understanding of the subjects.
  • Competitions during the year.

Year 7
Baseline assessment.
Introduction to Art
Understanding the visual elements
Researching artists and contextual studies
Tonal drawing
Colour drawing using various media
Face proportions
Self portrait
Pop Art Project
Culture in art project

Year 8
Developing tone, shape and structure in drawing
Still life project
Vanitas project
Day of the Dead project
3D skulls
Patterns in art
Descriptive writing
Painting skills

Year 9 Art

Course title: AQA GCSE Art and Design (Fine Art) 8202

AQA-ART-GCSE-SP-2016.PDF

60% portfolio 40% examination

  • Paint mixing
  • Drawing technique
  • Composition

Project 1 ‘Natural Form’

  • Fruit & Veg
  • Research & Analysis
  • Bugs & Butterflies
  • Flowers & Plants

Year 10 Art

Course title: AQA GCSE Art and Design (Fine Art) 8202

Combining Flowers, plants, bugs and butterflies
Project 2 ‘Structures and Patterns’

  • Man Made Structures
  • Structures in Nature
  • Looking at pattern
  • Creating the Abstract

Year 11 Art 

Course title: AQA GCSE Art and Design (Fine Art) 8202

Students choose either ‘Natural Form’ or ‘Structures & Patterns’ as their major project and develop this towards a final outcome.
Examination from January 2019
Students choose an exam title from the set paper and using all the skills and knowledge they have acquired through their coursework they create a new independent project leading to a final outcome. All lessons are independent exam prep lessons.

Year 9 Photography

Course title: AQA GCSE Art and Design (Photography) 8206

AQA-ART-GCSE-SP-2017.PDF

60% portfolio 40% examination

  • Image composition
  • How the camera works
  • Light painting

Project 1 - ‘People & Places’
Theory and Practical for all sub-headings below.

  • Portraits
  • Street Photography
  • Little People in a Big World
  • Wish You Were Here

Year 10 Photography

Course title: AQA GCSE Art and Design (Photography) 8206

Wish You Were Here (continued)
Create own direction for each project

Project 2 - ‘Interesting Viewpoints’

  • Above and Below.
  • Zoom In, Zoom Out
  • Abstract Photography

Year 11 Photography

Course title: AQA GCSE Art and Design (Photography) 8206

Students choose either ‘People & Places’ or ‘Interesting Viewpoints’ as their major project and develop this towards a final outcome.

Examination from January 2019
Theory & Practical - Students choose an exam title from the set paper and using all the skills and knowledge they have acquired through their coursework they create a new independent project leading to a final outcome. All lessons are independent exam prep lessons.
10 hour final piece for students chosen title.

Year 12 Art and Design (Fine Art)

AQA-ART-SP-2015.PDF

Personal Investigation - 60% Self directed independent project taught through individual tutorials
Externally set Examination project 40%

  • Developing Skills and techniques
  • Beauty in strange places through the following
  • Viewpoints
  • Negative space
  • Mark making
  • Portraits
  • Landscapes

Research planning for major A’ Level project
Start Personal Investigation project
Research and analysis
Contextual study first draft

Year 13 Art and Design (Fine Art)

Personal Investigation Project
Contextual Study
Final Outcome

Examination from February 1st 2019
All lesson are independent preparatory for the examination
Final outcome to preparatory project during a 15 hour examination.

Year 12 Art and Design (Photography)

AQA-ART-SP-2016.PDF

Personal Investigation - 60% Self directed independent project taught through individual tutorials
Externally set Examination project 40%

  • Developing Skills and techniques
  • Beauty in strange places through the following
  • Viewpoints
  • Shadows
  • Reflections
  • Portraits
  • Landscapes

Research planning for major A’ Level project
Start Personal Investigation project
Research and analysis
Contextual study first draft

Year 13 Art and Design (Photography)

  • Personal Investigation Project
  • Contextual Study
  • Final Outcome

Examination from February 1st 2019
All lesson are independent preparatory for the examination
Final outcome to preparatory project during a 15 hour examination.

BTEC Art and Design

U592-BTEC-Art-Design-Guide-final.pdf

Year 13

During year 12 BTEC students have taken unit 1 and 2 which are externally set examinations, and Unit 3 - The Creative Process.

Unit 4: Materials, Techniques and Processes in Art and Design - Man manipulated landscape project
Unit 12 - Fine Art materials techniques and processes - Artist Specimen Container – Library Study
Unit 13 - 3D design materials techniques and processes - Zoomorphic

 

 

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