ART, DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY

Art - Year 7

  • Basic Skills

  • Observational drawing

  • Painting

  • Colour theory

  • Art elements; Colour, Pattern, Tone, Shape, Line, Texture


Hundertwasser

Analysing the work of others (continued throughout the curriculum and developed through GCSE and A Level)

  • Pattern

  • Clay tile (surface pattern design)

  • Printmaking (Polyprint)


Clay Fish

  • 3D design and modelling


Art - Year 8


Paolozzi

  • Collage

  • Observational drawing

  • Lino printing

  • Repeat pattern


Rousseau

  • Colour mixing

  • Tints and shades

  • 3D modelling (wire)

  • Painting and drawing


Design Technology - Year 7

  • CAD/CAM Key fob

  • Vacuum formed blister package

  • Pop Art sports bag

  • CAD/CAM jigsaw

  • Graphics drawing skills

  • Food Technology


Design Technology - Year 8

  • Felted pencil case

  • Tea light holder

  • New Balance trainer design

  • Food Technology

  • Wooden animal

  • Bean bag monster

GCSE Art - Year 9-11

  • Shirt and Tie Project (Cubism)

  • Architectural Structures

  • Order and Disorder

  • Externally Set Task

  • A variety of contemporary artists are studied, chosen by the students

  • Observational drawing

  • Painting

  • Printmaking

  • Mixed media

  • Photography

  • Textiles

Projects are student led so outcomes differ

GCSE Construction - Year 9 - 11

  • Unit 2 - identifying the different elements of the construction industry

- Regeneration

- Responding to  a client brief

- 2 point perspective house design

- Evaluating a design against the client brief

  • Unit 1 - External exam on construction technology

  • Unit 8 - Practical exam painting and decorating

  • Unit 2 - identifying the different elements of the construction industry

- Regeneration
- Responding to  a client brief
- 2 point perspective house design
- Evaluating a design against the client brief

  • Unit 1 - External exam on construction technology

  • Unit 8 - Practical exam painting and decorating (2 days)

  • Unit 1 External exam on construction technology

  • Unit 8 Practical exam painting and decorating (2 days)

  • Unit 3 Scientific and mathematical applications for construction


GCSE Graphics - Year 9-11

  • Artist research

  • Graphics skills - crate, wire frame, orthographic, isometric and perspective drawing

  • Lettering

  • CAD / CAM packaging design

  • Web page design

  • Promotional product design and make

  • Paper craft


GCSE Food Year 9-11

Theory – Students will cover the following learning objectives;

  • Know how food can cause ill health

  • Understand how hospitality and catering provision meets health and safety requirements

  • Understand the environment in which hospitality and catering providers operate

  • Understand how hospitality and catering provisions operate

  • Be able to propose a hospitality and catering provision to meet specific requirements

Practical - Students will pick a dish that is relevant to their coursework task and cook alternative weeks.



A-Level Art Year 12-13

Skills are developed from GCSE and projects are based around the following themes;

  • Ordinary Made Extraordinary

  • Aspects of the Landscape

  • Mock Exam

  • Personal Investigation

  • Externally Set Task

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