Art (GCSE)

YearTerm 1Term 2Term 3
Year 7
(9 week rotation)
Animals and Insects in Art - In this project students will:
- Research artists based on the project theme. (In lesson time and at home).
- Create observational drawings of animals that explore line, shape, tone, texture and form.
- Explore a wide range of 2D materials and techniques including, pen, paint and collage.
- Explore and develop your own ideas into a final outcome based on the theme.
- Create a personal response using 2D materials and relief.
- Learn how to use clay safely and effectively.
- Create a 3D clay tile based on the project theme.
- Present and Evaluate work effectively.

Mexican Art - In this project students will:
- Research Mexican Art including the Day of the Dead festival. (In lesson time and at home).
- Create observational drawings of artefacts using a variety of drawing methods.
- Create a decorative moodboard that explores line, shape, colour and pattern using a wide range of 2D materials including paint, pen, ink and oil pastels.
- Explore and develop their own ideas into a final outcome based on the theme.
- Create an independent personal response using 2D materials.
- Present and Evaluate work effectively.
Year 8
(9 week rotation)
Year 9
(2 x 9 week rotations)
First 9 week rotation - Oriental Project (Skill Building):
- Artists research and analysis
- Formal Elements
- Observational work
- Line & tone drawing
- Create a mood board - Collection of imagery / cutting out / layout / presentation skills
- Generation of ideas by mark making through paint / ink / 3D clay samples

Second 9 Week Rotation - Oriental Project (Making):
- Generation of ideas for making
- Final design
- Action plan
- Making (2D / Relief / 3D) in clay
Year 101. Still Life (Skill Building):
- Formal Elements
- Observational work
- Line & tone drawing
- Monochrome painting
- Full colour painting

2. Gaudi (Skill Building)
- Design / Collage / Relief / Recycled Materials
3. Masks (Skill Building):
- Design / Assemblage / Recycled Materials

4. Portraits (Skill Building):
- Research a range of artists
- Create a mood board
- Critical and contextual work
- Generate ideas
- Observations
- Experimental work
5. Identity (Unit 1):
- Generation of developed ideas
- Experimental development work
- Action plan
- Mock-up and a personal response/s based on your journey
Year 111. Identity (Component 1):
- Generation of developed ideas
- Experimental development work
- Action plan
- Mock-up and a personal response/s based on your journey

2. Revisit portfolio projects
3. Externally Set Assignment (Component 2)4. Externally Set Assignment (Component 2)