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Art

 
 
 

Year 7

Our year 7 course is divided into half termly schemes of work. Pupils will be taught to develop their creativity and ideas. They will be developing a critical understanding of:

  • Tone and Colour
  • Pattern/Textiles
  • Sculpture
  • World Art

Year 8

Our Year 8 course is divided in to half termly schemes of work. Pupils will be taught to develop their creativity and ideas, and increase proficiency in their execution. They will be developing a critical understanding of

  • Architecture and perspective
  • Graphics and Text
  • Symbolism and Identity
  • Land Art, Folk Art and Sculpture
  • Learning how to organise and present work
 

 
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Year 9 

Pupils will be taught to develop their creativity and ideas, and increase proficiency in their execution. They will be working on develop a critical understanding of: 

  • Artist – looking at the work of Shepard Fairey and Cope
  • Street Art
  • Art and Design - Printmaking
  • Art and Design - Ceramics
 
 

 
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Design & Technology

Year 7

Our Year 7 course is divided in to half termly schemes of work.

During this school year Year 7 will focus on; 

  • Health and Safety in the workshop.
  • Developing knowledge and skills when using hand tools.
  • Understanding about properties of materials.

Students make 3 projects throughout the year to illustrate their skills of hand tools and knowledge of different materials. they will also be introduced to CAD/CAM.

Year 8

Our Year 8 course is divided in to half termly schemes of work.

Year 8 will focus on exploring the properties of material when designing. Identifying appropriate materials for different task.

Focussing on making different types of joints using different types of materials.

Pupils will tackle 3 Design Make Assignment (DMA)

  • Exploring Materials
  • Designing for clients
  • Producing batches
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Year 9 

Our Year 9 course is divided in to half termly schemes of work.

Year 9 will focus on selecting and using different materials. Which will enable them to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding of specific materials in making the correct choice for different projects.

During this school year, we will be developing learner’s skills in various ways;

  • Identify materials         
  • Design and make Activity with [key focus on types of joints
  • Product Development / Analysis
  • Product Drawing 
  • Product Evaluation 

Year 10 & 11

Year 10 & 11 will focus on Level 1/2 Technical Award Materials Technology.

This Technical Award in Materials Technology will help learners develop the knowledge, skills and experience and could potentially open the door to a career in related industries.

Pupils will study materials in a practical way and understand the working properties of woods, metals and polymers. It will enable learners to;

Work in a hands-on way to develop the core skills to make high-quality products using woods, metals and polymers. They also have the opportunity to use traditional skills and also modern technologies.

Learners will be assessed in creating; 

  • A piece of jewellery.
  • A child’s toy from sustainable materials.
  • A piece of furniture for the home.
  • A storage solution.
  • A piece of garden furniture.