Art

Head of Art Miss S. LivesleyBA (Hons) Crafts, Wood, Metal, Cermanics, Textiles 
Teacher of Art Miss H. Barton
Teacher of Art Miss. D. Hennan – BA (Hons) Fine Art

Per Term Topic Information

Year 7

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring Summer
Baseline

3 part test consisting of observational drawing, imaginative drawing and comparison of historical painting

Natural Forms

Georgia O’Keeffe

Theme

Bugs and Birds

Artist

Kandinsky

Year 8

Autumn Spring Summer
Theme

War & Conflict

Artist

Mexican Day of the Dead

Art Movement

Pop Art

Year 9

Autumn Spring Summer
Theme

Under the Microscope

Theme

Mechanic Organic

Man made/Natural

Theme

Exam Topic

Year 10

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring Summer 1 Summer 2
 

Natural Forms

Artist Research & Interpretations

 

 

Natural Forms

Idea Development

 

Natural Forms

Design

Natural Forms

Designs & Final Piece

Natural Forms

Final Piece

Year 11

Autumn Spring Summer
Theme

Disguise

Terminal Exam Finalisation of Unit 1 & 2

Curriculum Information

Year 7

No of lessons per fortnight Frequency & length of homework Additional learning opportunities. E.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential… Department support e.g. Intervention classes, revision classes… Additional guidelines for parents e.g. exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit…
2 1 per half term

3 x Written Analysis of Artists

3 x Drawing task relevant to project

Lunchtime Art Club

 

Opportunity to enter local, regional and national competitions.

Lunchtime intervention workshops Useful Resources

www.pinterest.com

Bury Art Gallery

Whitworth Art Gallery

Manchester Museum

The Lowry

Year 8

No of lessons per fortnight Frequency & length of homework Additional learning opportunities. E.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential… Department support e.g. Intervention classes, revision classes… Additional guidelines for parents e.g. exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit…
2 1 per half term

3 x Written Analysis of Artists

3 x Drawing task relevant to project

Lunchtime Art Club

 

Fusilier’s Museum – outreach and visit (War & Conflict Project)

Lunchtime intervention workshops Useful Resources

www.pinterest.com

Bury Art Gallery

Whitworth Art Gallery

Manchester Museum

The Lowry

Year 9

No of lessons per fortnight Frequency & length of homework Additional learning opportunities. E.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential… Department support e.g. Intervention classes, revision classes… Additional guidelines for parents e.g. exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit…
2 1 per half term

3 x Written Analysis of Artists

3 x Drawing task relevant to project

Lunchtime Art Club

 

Manchester Museum Project

Lunchtime intervention workshops Useful Resources

www.pinterest.com

Bury Art Gallery

Whitworth Art Gallery

Manchester Museum

The Lowry

Year 10

No of lessons per fortnight Frequency & length of homework Additional learning opportunities. E.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential… Department support e.g. Intervention classes, revision classes… Additional guidelines for parents e.g. exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit…
5
  • Skills – drawing activities
  • Artist research and own response to Artist pieces
  • Photographic images relating to project
Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Garden Centre

Art Gallery/Degree Shows

Opportunity to enter local, regional and national competitions.

 

Lunchtime

Mon-Thurs

After School

Mon-Thurs

3.30pm to 4.30pm

(With the exception of Wednesday week B)

Qualification

AQA GCSE Art and Design

 

Useful Resources

www.pinterest.com

Bury Art Gallery – relevant exhibitions

Whitworth Art Gallery

Manchester Museum

The Lowry

Year 11

No of lessons per fortnight Frequency & length of homework Additional learning opportunities. E.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential… Department support e.g. Intervention classes, revision classes… Additional guidelines for parents e.g. exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit…
5
  • Skills – drawing activities
  • Artist research and own response to Artist pieces
  • Photographic images relating to project
 

Opportunity to enter local, regional and national competitions.

Lunchtime

Mon-Thurs

After School

Mon-Thurs

3.30pm to 4.30pm

(With the exception of Wednesday week B)

Qualification

AQA GCSE Art and Design

 

Useful Resources

www.pinterest.com

Manchester City Art Gallery

Bury Art Gallery, The Lowry

Whitworth Art Gallery

Manchester Museum