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Curriculum

KS3

Year 7
                         Topic           Skills
Autumn 1






 
Expressionist Printmaking
'Portraits and Propaganda'
WWI imagery.
Communist Russian Imagery.
Portraits/Self-Portraits.
Messages in Art.

 
  • Artistic Analysis:
  • German Expressionist Art.
  • Propaganda use in Art.
  • Use of Stylisation.
  • Thematic Sourcing & Ideas Development:
  • Portraiture.
  • Graphic Illustration.
  • Font Styles.
Autumn 2




 
Expressionist Printmaking
'Portraits and Propaganda'
Peace not War!
LM & History/SMSC cross curricular links.
 
  • Materials, Techniques & Processes:
  • Line, tone, texture, composition, proportion, structure.
  • Collagraphic Printing, Block Printing & Stencilling.
  • Artistic Response:
  • Print plates & Prints.
Spring 1







 
Australian Aboriginal Art.
'Shared Earth and Environmental Sustainability'.
Aboriginal Australian culture: 'Dreamtime'.
Aboriginal vs UK culture.
Research into Environmental Sustainability.
Climate change issues.
  • Artistic Analysis:
  • Australian Aboriginal Art.
  • Use of stylisation, narrative & cultural symbolism.
  • Thematic Sourcing & Ideas Development:
  • Signs & symbols.
  • Aboriginal vs UK.
  • Materials.
  • Methodology.
     
Spring 2





 
Australian Aboriginal Art.
'Shared Earth and Environmental Sustainability'.
Social/Eco Action - Shared Earth -
Science, LM & Geography/SMSC cross curricular links.
 
  • Materials, Techniques & Processes:
  • Use of line, pattern, mark making, colour, composition, motif, design & imprinting.
  • Painting drawing, ceramics.
  • Egg tempera, water colour, pencils pastels.
  • Artistic Response:
  • Tile making - imprint.
Summer 1






 
Modern Art Sculpture.
'Sculptural Forms'.
Western Modern Art Sculpture 20th and 21st Century.
LM/SMSC cross curricular links.
Art - debate - good vs bad taste.
Art - debate - public vs private.
 
  • Artistic Analysis:
  • Modern Art Sculpture.
  • Explore Conceptual, Abstract, Realist, Figurative & Installation Art.
  • Thematic Sourcing & Ideas Development.
  • Cultural Referencing.
  • Observational life drawing.
  • Concepts in 2D/3D Art.
Summer 2





 
Modern Art Sculpture.
'Sculptural Forms'.
Art - Conceptual to Concrete.



 
  • Materials, Techniques & Processes:
  • Line, tone, proportion, shape, form, space structure.
  • Observational 2D drawing.
  • 2D into 3D - techniques.
  • Wirework/Paper Mache process.
  • Artistic Response:
  • 3D sculpture.
Year 8
                         Topic           Skills
Autumn 1




 
Cubism - a different way of seeing!
Realism vs Cubism.
Still Life.
Single and Multiple Point Perspectives.
Composition.
Renaissance Art.
  • Artistic Analysis:
  • Cubists - Cubism - Braque & Picasso.
  • Thematic Sourcing & Ideas Development:
  • Explore content & stylisation.
  • Make cultural connections.
  • Still Life, Architecture & Landscape.
Autumn 2




 
Cubism - a different way of seeing!
Cultural Landscapes in European Cities; France, Spain, Germany (collaborative).
MFL/SMSC cross curricular link.

 
  • Materials, Techniques & Process:
  • Use of line, tone, colour, perspective, composition.
  • Painting, drawing, mixed media, collage.
  • Artistic Response:
  • Mixed media work.
Spring 1







 
Action & Movement in Art.
Art Pre & Post Industrialisation.
Sequence photography.
Narrative Art.
Animation & Storyboards.
Optical Art.


 
  • Artistic Analysis:
  • Photography - Muybridge.
  • Futurism - Boccioni, Delaunay, Marc.
  • Comics & Animation - Various.
  • Op Art - Riley.
  • Thematic Sourcing & Ideas Development:
  • Cultural referencing.
  • Use of Stylisation.
  • Exploring Narrative.
Spring 2





 
Action & Movement in Art.





 
  • Materials, Techniques & Processes:
  • Use of line, tone, colour, pattern, repetition, sequencing, composition, graphic illustration, storyboards, weaving, painting, drawing.
  • Artistic Response:
  • Action painting, woven panel or illustrative storyboard.
Summer 1




 
Colour and Pattern.
Creative Environment.
Architectural creativity.
Art used in Social Action & Eco Action.
Applied Art & Design.
 
  • Artistic Analysis:
  • Hundertwasser and Gaudi.
  • Thematic Sourcing & Ideas Development:
  • Use of stylisation, applied art, architectural design, graphic illustration.
  • Developing Sources.
Summer 2






 
Colour and Pattern.
Creative Environment.
Eco Action - Science/SMSC cross curricular link.
Social Action - Geography/SMSC cross curricular link.

 
  • Materials, Techniques & Processes:
  • Use of line, tone, colour, pattern, repetition, 2D, 3D, composition, motif, painting, drawing, water colour, pencils.
  • Artistic Response:
  • Collaborative work.
  • Social/Eco Action graphic illustrations, 3D relief or 3D Sculpture with applied surface design.