Art

The study of Art and Design stimulates creativity, imagination, and inventiveness, enriching pupils’ education and wellbeing. Exploring skills, concepts, and knowledge necessary for expression and critical thinking enables learners to interpret the world around us.

The study of Art and Design stimulates creativity, imagination, and inventiveness, enriching pupils’ education and wellbeing. Exploring skills, concepts, and knowledge necessary for expression and critical thinking enables learners to interpret the world around us.

In Year 7, 8 and 9 students are taught Art for one hour per week in mixed ability classes.

At Key Stage 4, Art is a subject that is taught as an option for 3 hours a week. Students follow AQA GCSE Art and Design. Key Stage 4 classes are taught in mixed ability groups.

The topics students cover throughout Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 are outlined in the link below:

Long Term KS3 and 4 Scheme of Work

KS3

Year 7 Themes/Focus

Observational Drawing

Analysing Art and Colour

This is Me

Madchester

Curriculum Overview Art and Design Year 7 2023

Year 8 Themes/Focus

Bugs

Human Figure and Skeletons

Antony Gormley

Curriculum Overview Art and Design Year 8 2023

Year 9 Themes/Focus

Shoes

Rebellion

Curriculum Overview Art and Design Year 9 2023

KS4

Year 10 and 11 Themes/Focus

Africa

The Sea

External Assignment

Curriculum Overview Art and Design GCSE 2023

Interventions

Art Interventions work on an ‘open door’ policy – pupils can come at any time after school most days to work on coursework preparation or rehearse.

 

Links to Exam Board Specifications

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/art-and-design/gcse/art-and-design-8201-8206