To gain an understanding of colour mixing and its application through the use of paint, collage and pencil crayon. Observational and imaginative drawing, together with experimentation will be carried out in sketchbooks. Outcomes will be developed through a variety of 2 and 3 dimensional processes.
To gain an understanding of the formal elements learnt in yr7 by using a variety of media. Perspective will be introduced. Also textiles and 3 dimensional work will be included.
A GCSE style project (thematic) will overarch all work undertaken in year 9. Practical work will evolve through recording development and experimentation using a range of media and techniques.
To gain an understanding of how sketchbooks can be used to present preparatory studies in preparation for final outcomes. The overall aim is to give students an insight into what to expect if they were to take an Art endorsement for GCSE.
* in each year references will be made to artists styles and cultural influences within the class projects.
Year 7 – ducks / shells / feathers
Year 8 – knots / spark plugs / pegs
Year 9 - perfume bottles / trainers / paint tubes
Specifications for all courses listed below can be found here
GCSE from 2009/2012: GCSE Fine Art (drawing and painting) 2FA01, Textiles 2TE01 and Three Dimensional Design (pottery) 2TD01
GCE from 2008: Advanced Subsidiary - Fine Art AS level 8FA01, Textiles AS level 8TE01, Photography AS level 8PY01
Advanced - Fine Art A2 level 9FA01, Textiles A2 level 9TE01, Photography A2 level 9PY01
GCSE is a linear specification for all Art endorsements
UNIT 1: Personal portfolio in Fine Art 5FA01, Textiles 5TE01 and Three dimensional design 5TD01. Externally moderated
UNIT2: Externally Set Assignment in Fine Art 5FA02, Textiles 5TE02 and Three dimensional design 5TD02. Externally moderated
GCE (A Level) specification for all Art endorsements
UNIT 1: Coursework in Fine Art 6FA01, Textiles 6TE01 and Photography 6Y01. Externally moderated.
UNIT 2: Coursework in Fine Art 6FA02, Textiles 6TE02 and Photography 6Y02. Externally moderated.
UNIT 3: Coursework in Fine Art 6FA03, Textiles 6TE03 and Photography 6Y03. Externally moderated.
UNIT 4: Coursework in Fine Art 6FA04, Textiles 6TE04 and Photography 6Y04. Externally moderated.
Applied Art and Design Double Award (9712)