Art

Art is studied by all pupils at Orchard Mead Academy, with one hour lessons a week during Key Stage 3.

Art is an option for GCSE during Years 10 and 11.

 

Half Term 1Half Term 2Half Term 3 and 4Half Term 5Half Term 6
Year 7Drawing 001
• Tone
• Mark Making- Cave art
• Line- Da Vinci
• Pattern
• Texture
Shape- Fernand Leger
Painting 001
• Colour theory
• Blending colour
• Watercolours
• Poster Paints
• Acrylic Paints
• Jackson Pollack
Frank Stella (art analysis)
Sculpture 001/ Print 001
• What is sculpture?
• Giacometti
• Louise Bourgeois
• Printing
• Mono
• Lino
Block
Craft 001
Art Nouveau
William Morrison
Wallpaper
Jennifer Collier
Decoupage
End of year unit
Arcimboldi
Green Man
Goldsworthy
Drawing
Painting
Sculpture
Print
Craft
Year 8Portraits
Artist:
Picasso and Modigliani
Cubism
Abstract Art
Paul Klee
Kandinsky
Colour theory
Painting to music
Compose own abstract painting.
Everyday Objects
Pop Art Packaging
Warhol
Everyday Objects
Michael Craig Martin
Landscape
David Hockney
Buildings
Buildings around Leicester
George Shaw
Stephen Wiltshire
Art History 001
Stone age- 1845
Year 9Art History 002
1845- to present day
Post Impressionism
Favism
Expressionism
Surrealism
Pop Art
Contemporary Art
Close ups
Detail
Select and source
Alonsa Guevara
Large fruit Zoom in
Animals
Animals eyes
Animal fur
Henry Rousseau
Louise McNaught
Dave White
Mixed media outcome
Anatomy
Sam Hall
Photography
First hand sources.
Marco
Light and Dark
Focal Point
Working with photo’s back in the classroom

Students that have opted to take art Key Stage 4, study towards the AQA GCSE Art, Craft and Design.

Knowledge, Understanding & Skills

Students must explore and create work associated with areas of study from at least two titles listed below:

  • Fine art: for example drawing, painting, sculpture, photography and the moving image, printmaking, mixed media and land art.
  • Graphic communication: for example communication graphics, design for print, advertising and branding, illustration, package design, typography, interactive design, multi-media, motion graphics, and exhibition graphics.
  • Textile design: for example art textiles, fashion design and illustration, costume design, printed and dyed textiles, surface pattern, stitched or embellished textiles, soft furnishings or textiles for interiors, digital textiles and installed textiles.
  • Three-dimensional design: for example architectural design, sculpture, ceramics, product design, jewellery and body adornment, interior design, environmental/landscape/garden design, exhibition design, three-dimensional digital design and designs for theatre, film and television.
  • Photography: for example portraiture, location photography, studio photography, experimental imagery, installation, documentary photography, photo-journalism, moving image: film, video and animation, fashion photography.

 


Subject Policies/Plans

Subject Leader/s

Mrs K. James

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