Overview

Autumn term

Key ideas and topics covered

  • Development of basic skills/ formal elements in Art
  • 2D shapes into 3D shapes including rendering
  • Observational drawing
  • Exploring different media including paint and pastel

Fruit and veg project exploring observational drawing/ painting, Graphic art and digital manipulation.

GCSE curriculum coursework element

Students are supported to select their own personalised project as part of their coursework.

  • Exploring and responding to the work of other artists
  • Development of own ideas
  • Visual and written recording
  • Developing final outcome

GCSE curriculum coursework element

Students are supported to select their own personalised project as part of their coursework.

  • Exploring and responding to the work of other artists
  • Development of own ideas
  • Visual and written recording
  • Developing final outcome

GCSE curriculum coursework element

Students are supported to select their own personalised project as part of their coursework.

  • Exploring and responding to the work of other artists
  • Development of own ideas
  • Visual and written recording
  • Developing final outcome

January Exam component (Set by exam board)

Spring term

Key ideas and topics covered

Still life observation project

Insects 3D studies project

GCSE curriculum coursework element

Students are supported to select their own personalised project as part of their coursework.

  • Exploring and responding to the work of other artists
  • Development of own ideas
  • Visual and written recording
  • Developing final outcome
GCSE curriculum coursework element

Students are supported to select their own personalised project as part of their coursework.

  • Exploring and responding to the work of other artists
  • Development of own ideas
  • Visual and written recording
  • Developing final outcome

GCSE curriculum coursework element

Students are supported to select their own personalised project as part of their coursework.

  • Exploring and responding to the work of other artists
  • Development of own ideas
  • Visual and written recording
  • Developing final outcome

January Exam component (Set by exam board)

Summer term

Key ideas and topics covered

Human form Photography and sculpture project

Personalised outcome Portrait project, preparing students for GCSE

GCSE curriculum coursework element

Students are supported to select their own personalised project as part of their coursework.

  • Exploring and responding to the work of other artists
  • Development of own ideas
  • Visual and written recording
  • Developing final outcome
GCSE curriculum coursework element

Students are supported to select their own personalised project as part of their coursework.

  • Exploring and responding to the work of other artists
  • Development of own ideas
  • Visual and written recording
  • Developing final outcome
Final submission of all coursework based on teacher feedback and final improvement