Art

Subject: Art Head of Department: Mr Proctor
Content:

Autumn Term (term 1 and 2) Y7 – The Formal elements of Art: Art leaves for the yr7 Tree

Spring Term (term 3 and 4) Y7  – 3D techniques: Gargoyles- art of the Grotesque

Summer Term (term 5 and 6) Y8 –  Portraiture: Proportions of the face and painting techniques
Autumn Term (term 1 and 2)  Y8 – Animals in Art

Spring Term (term 3 and 4)  Y8 – 3D development: Mechanical insects

Summer Term  (term 5 and 6) Y8 – Observational studies ‘Under the Sea’

How we assess students:

Step 1-9   What do the codes mean- ARE Age related expectation

Step 9 M+ Mastery in all areas consolidated

Step 8 M Mastery in all area secure

Step 7 C+ Consolidated in this areas working towards mastery

Step 6 C Consolidation in this area

Step 5 S Secure in this area

Step 4 W Working towards

Step 3 N+ Not yet meeting ARE  

Step 2 N Working below ARE

Step 1 N- Working well below ARE

How homework is set (please see Discovery homework timetable on our website for details ):
How parents/carers can support their child:

Encourage children to draw and doodle at every opportunity either inspired by the world around them, their imagination or fictional characters. Visit galleries and exhibitions to allow children to experience Art away from a screen or a page and in the flesh.

Useful links: http://www.tate.org.uk/

 http://www.thelightbox.org.uk/