Art and Design Curriculum

Art and Design runs for Year 9 students. Please see Fine Art for details of the course taught during Years 10, 11, 12 and 13.

 

Year 9

In Year 9 the three areas of study (Art, Graphics and Textiles) will be taught in a rotational basis, not necessarily in the order listed below.

Autumn Term
Students will develop a culture inspired project with a focus on drawing, painting and mixed media. Students will analyse and evaluate through contextual studies, referencing the work from artists and designers. Homework will be set as an integral part of the unit of work and will support the student’s creative journey.

Spring Term
During this term students will produce a range of work in response to a textiles and fashion brief. They will they will focus on fashion illustration producing work inspired by nature. Homework will be set as an integral part of the unit of work and will support the student’s creative journey.

Summer Term
During the course of this term students will experience a range of graphics skills and processes. Students will analyse and evaluate through contextual studies, referencing the work of designers and typographers. Homework will be set as an integral part of the unit of work and will support the student’s creative journey.

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