Art & Design

CreatingBrilliantFutures

Statement of Intent

Art & Design offer unique opportunities for students to reveal their potential, express their ideas, develop their imaginations, investigate a wide range of images and products and develop their problem-solving skills.  Students working in the subject areas will develop knowledge about themselves, others, culture and society and will develop a visual literacy which will enable them to respond using a range of processes, techniques and materials.

Curriculum map

Learning Journey Art and Design Final

 

Year

Rotation 1 Theme

Rotation 2 Theme

 

KS3

 

 

7

Key Skills- Plants

Key Skills- Natural forms

 

8

Insects

Fastenings

 

9

Architecture Part 1

Architecture Part 2

 

 

KS4

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

10

Coursework unit on the theme of ‘Collections’.
Working on assessment objective one.

Coursework unit on the theme of ‘Collections’. Working on assessment objective two.

Coursework unit on the theme of ‘Collections’. Working on assessment objective three.

11

Coursework unit on the theme of ‘Collections’. Working on assessment objective four

Externally set exam unit.

Externally set exam unit.

 

KS5

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

12

Mini project around the theme of ‘Structures’

Mini project around the theme of ‘Structures’

 

Personal investigation- Assessment objective one and two.

Personal investigation- Assessment objective two and three.

13

Personal investigation- Assessment objective three and four.

Personal investigation- Assessment objective four.

 

Externally set exam unit.

Externally set exam unit.

 

 

Students who take a GCSE Art and Design will study the OCR course. Those studying the

A level study the AQA course. By studying these courses;

Students will have:

  • the ability to carry out testing across a range of techniques
  • the ability to evaluate both their own and others work
  • the ability to justify their own opinions
     

By studying this subject students will:

  • develop their critical thinking skills
  • develop purposeful research skills
  • develop knowledge and understanding of art, craft and design in historical and contemporary contexts, societies and cultures
  • develop presentation skills
  • become confident in taking risks
  • build on the ability to formulate original ideas
  • improve numeracy and literacy skills
  • develop computer aided design skills
  • improve self-management

Career Implications

Studying this subject may lead to a wide variety of career paths for example; Art gallery curator, Art therapist, Art teacher, Illustrator, Textile designer, Conservator, Architecture, Fashion buying and Set design.

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Head of Art

Mrs A. Bedford
A. Bedford@campion.northants.sch.uk