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Art & Design / Photography

Key Stage 3

Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
  • Natural Forms
  • Indigenous Art
  • 'It's a small World'
  • Confectionary
  • Architecture
  • Portraits
  • 'In their shoes'
  • Movement
  • Music
  • Conflict
  • Contrast
  • Identity

 

Key Stage 3 assessment:

  • Assessment is based on the quality of journal content and outcomes
  • Feedback is given by teachers on a half-termly basis to students.  In addition, students peer and self-assess work on a regular basis

 

Key Stage 4

Art & Design Edexcel 1AD0

Year 10 Year 11
  • Contrast
  • Sculputure
  • Photography
  • Distortion
  • Exam unit
    (Jan onwards)

Key Stage 5

AQA-Fine Art-7202 / AQA-Photography-7206

Year 12 Year 13
  • Growth & Decay
  • Personal Study
    (June onwards)
  • Personal Study
  • Exam Unit
    (Feb onwards)

 

Key Stage 5 assessment

  • Assessment is based on the quality of journal content and outcomes
  • Frequency of feedback depends on the nature of study but it approximates in:
    • Written Feedback every 4/5 weeks
    • Peer assessment (termly)
    • Self-assessment (termly)
    • Extended writing
    • Planning and Review sheets (Photography)

 

Curriculum enrichment outside of the classroom:

  • KS3: Harry Potter World, Art clubs (Tues/Thurs 15:40-17:00 and lunchtimes)
  • KS4: Kew Gardens, Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Amsterdam (residential), Art Club
  • KS5: British Museum, National Potrait Gallery, Tate Modern, Venice or Florence (residential), printing workshop (1 day), Life drawing sessions (3 hours after school), Art Club

 

A level Art & Photography - please see the Sixth Form section of our website for further information: sixth-form-subject-information

 

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