KS3 Overview

Art Department Handbook 2016-2017

Year 7

Art

Term 1 they will focus on The Visual Elements and Drawing from observation - line/tone. Then in term 2 they move onto Impressionism/Monet: painting - colour and Drawing/Clay/shells: 3-D/texture. Before finally in Term 3 they look at Drawing/Printing - patterns and Environmental sculpture: 3-D/photography.


Year 8

Art

Term 1 they explore Spooky story: imaginative painting for music and Cubism: drawing/painting - colour/form/shape. Then in term 2 they focus on Days of the dead and Gaudi: drawing/clay work - 3-D/pattern/colour. They then finally look at Africa: Printing/painting - pattern/colour/shape and Flowers/leaves: drawing/photography.

Year 9

Art

Term 1 they will focus on Pop Art: Portraits/photography and Painted self/portraits - colour/shape. Then in term 2 they move onto Responding to music: drawing/painting and Graffiti part 1: Lettering in 3-D clay work. Before finally in Term 3 they look at Indian: Mehindi body art - pattern/line and Graffiti part 2: painting/drawing - composition.