Overview:

Students in Year 10 have 3 Art lessons each week.

Year 10 Art students have one piece of homework set every week.

Curriculum:

In Autumn and Spring we study:
Content Overview:
Skills Covered:
  • Following on from the Foundation Year 9, the course is made up of a series of teacher led workshops covering a range of skills needed for GCSE.
  • In the spring term students are encourage to develop their own response to the stimulus ‘Surfaces’.
  • Mark Making
  • Drawing
  • Oil Pastel
  • Charcoal
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Lino Cut Print Making
  • Mixed Media
Artists Used for Reference:
Assessment Objectives:
  • The Boyle Family
  • Angie Lewin
  • David Hockney
  • AO1: Develop ideas through investigations, demonstrating critical understanding of sources.
  • AO2: Refine work by exploring ideas, selecting and experimenting with appropriate media, materials, techniques and processes.
  • AO3: Record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions as work progresses.
  • AO4: Present a personal and meaningful response that realises intentions and demonstrates understanding of visual language.
In Spring and Summer we study:
Content Overview:
Skills Covered:
  • This year, students will complete their Portfolio project responding to the theme ‘Distortion’, ‘Moments in Time’ or ‘Surroundings’. The Portfolio is 60% of the overall grade and is marked using the assessment objectives below.
  • The project will conclude in the Autumn Term of Year 11 with students creating their final piece during the mock exam.
  • Mark Making
  • Drawing
  • Oil Pastel
  • Charcoal
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Lino Cut Print Making
  • Mixed Media
Artists Used for Reference:
Assessment Objectives:

Distortion Theme

  • Alexandra Exter
  • Richard Dupont
  • Christine Kim

Moments in Time Theme

  • Njideka Crosby
  • John Singer Sargent
  • Edward Hopper

Surroundings Theme

  • Marshall Noice
  • Lucinda Rogers
  • Andrea Cryer
  • AO1: Develop ideas through investigations, demonstrating critical understanding of sources.
  • AO2: Refine work by exploring ideas, selecting and experimenting with appropriate media, materials, techniques and processes.
  • AO3: Record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions as work progresses.
  • AO4: Present a personal and meaningful response that realises intentions and demonstrates understanding of visual language.

Assessments:

Students in Year 10 have a mock exam in the summer which lasts for an entire day.