Art – Key Stage 3

Year 7

Course Information & Assessment Points

 Curriculum contentAssessed work
Autumn The Art Movement Cubism
• Looking at the difference between Portraits, Landscapes and Still Life Art
• Developing skills in Scale, Shade, Tone
• Researching artists Pablo Picasso, George Braque and Juan Gris
2 hour Still Life drawing test in pencil
Cubism Class Project work
Homework task of creating a Cubist inspired portrait
20% of overall year 7 marks
SpringFigures in Art
• Developing skills in Proportion, Scale and 3D
• Researching artists Alberto Giacometti, Edgar Degas and Anthony Gormley
2 hour hand drawing test in pencil
Figure Class Project Work
20% of overall year 7 marks
SummerContemporary Art
• Developing skills in Line Drawing and Research
• Researching artists Michael Craig-Martin and Cornelia Parker and students choice of artist from TATE Gallery
2 hour line drawing test in pencil
Contemporary Art Class Project Work
Homework task of creating a research project on an artist of the students choice in a handmade sketchbook
20% of overall year 7 marks
Year 7 Summer Exam 2 hour drawing of school tie in pencil
40% of overall year 7 marks

Assessment Statements

 EMERGING (1-2)DEVELOPING (3-4)PROGRESSING (5-6)MASTERY (7-9)
DEVELOP IDEASI have SOME ABILITY developing my ideas from studying artists.I am REASONABLY CONSISTENT in researching and developing my ideas from studying artists.I am CONFIDENT in following steps to research and develop my ideas from studying artists.I have MASTERED the skill of researching and developing my ideas inspired by artists and other contextual sources.
MAKING/MATERIALS/PROCESSESI have SOME ABILITY to draw, paint and make art.I am REASONABLY CONSISTENT in experimenting with materials.I am CONFIDENT in using a range of materials in my artwork to create tone texture, shape, form and pattern.I have MASTERED the skill of selecting and using a wide range of materials to create highly original artwork.
REFINE/ REVIEW /REFLECTI have SOME ABILITY in making improvements in my work.I am REASONABLY CONSISTENT in refining and making improvements in my ideas and artwork.I am CONFIDENT reviewing my work and making improvements to produce successful outcomes.I have MASTERED the skill of reviewing and reflecting on my work so that I produce successful outcomes.
KNOWLEDGE/ANALYSISI have SOME ABILITY in understanding art terms.I am REASONABLY CONSISTENT in expressing opinions about my work and the work of others.I am CONFIDENT in my knowledge of artists and can analyse and express opinions about my work and the work of others using art vocabulary.I have MASTERED the skill of analysing and evaluating my work and the work of others using specialist art terms in order to identify areas for improvement.

Year 8

Course Information & Assessment Points

 Curriculum contentAssessed work
AutumnArtist Postcards
• Developing skills in Watercolour, Artist research and 3D
• Researching an artist of the students choice to study and replicate their art technique
2 hour Still Life drawing in pencil
Artist Postcard Class Project Work
Homework task of creating a research project on an artist of students choice in a handmade postcard with a 3D bag design outcome
20% of overall year 8 marks
SpringThe Art Movement Fauvism
• Developing skills in Colour Mixing and Watercolour
• Researching artists Henri Matisse and Andre Derain
2 hour Matisse inspired Fauvist window design in watercolour
Fauvism Class project work
Homework task of researching a Fauvist artist of students choice in a PowerPoint
20% of overall year 8 marks
SummerPortraiture in Art
• Developing skills in traditional Pencil Portraiture drawing and Digital Art drawing on IT programme Paint
• Researching artists Chuck Close and Julian Opie
2 hour Eye drawing in pencil
Portraiture Class project work
20% of overall year 8 marks
Year 8 Summer Exam 2 hour drawing of school tie in pencil
40% of overall year 8 marks

Assessment Statements

 EMERGING (1-2)DEVELOPING (3-4)PROGRESSING (5-6)MASTERY (7-9)
DEVELOP IDEASI have SOME ABILITY in developing my ideas from studying artists for this project.I am REASONABLY CONSISTENT in gathering, organising and researching my ideas from studying artists.I am CONFIDENT in following a sequence of steps in researching and developing my ideas influenced by the style of artists.I have MASTERED the skill of researching and developing my ideas through investigations into a range of techniques inspired by artists and other contextual sources.
MAKING/ MATERIALS/ PROCESSESI have SOME ABILITY to draw, paint and make art in the style of the artists I study.I am REASONABLY CONSISTENT in experimenting with more than one material to express my ideas.I am CONFIDENT in using a wide range of materials in my artwork and using visual elements to create tone texture, shape, form and pattern.I have MASTERED the skill of independently selecting and using a wide range of materials or processes to create highly original artwork.
REFINE/ REVIEW /REFLECTI have SOME ABILITY in refining and making improvements in my ideas and work.I am REASONABLY CONSISTENT in refining my ideas to plan for a final successful outcome.I am CONFIDENT in refining my ideas by reviewing my work and making improvements to produce successful outcomes.I have MASTERED the skill of refining, reviewing and reflecting on my work so that I produce creative and successful outcomes.
KNOWLEDGE/ ANALYSISI have SOME ABILITY in understanding art terms and the specialist language for this project.I am REASONABLY CONSISTENT in expressing opinions about my work and the work of others using specialist art vocabulary.I am CONFIDENT in my knowledge of artists and clearly express opinions about my work, and analyse the work of others using specialist art vocabulary.I have MASTERED the skill of analysing and evaluating my work and the work of others using specialist art terms in order to identify areas for improvement and further develop my work.

Year 9

Course Information & Assessment Points

 Curriculum contentAssessed work
AutumnThe Art Movement Surrealism
• Developing skills in Perspective and Scale
• Researching artists Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte and Man Ray
2 hour Still Life drawing in pencil
Surrealism Class project work
Homework of researching a Surrealist artist of students choice in PowerPoint
20% of overall year 9 marks
SpringText in Art
• Developing skills in Illustration, Calligraphy and Font Design
• Researching variety of modern designers
2 hour Illustration letter font design in Pen
Text In Art Class project work
20% of overall year 9 marks
SummerUrban Art
• Developing skills shade and tone, Graphic Design and Graffiti styles
• Researching artists Banksy, Keith Harring, Jon Burgerman and Muto
2 hour shade and tone observational drawing of litter and product packaging
Urban Class Project Work
20% of overall year 9 marks
Year 9 Summer Exam 2 hour drawing of school tie in pencil
40% of overall year 9 marks

Assessment Statements

 EMERGING (1-2)DEVELOPING (3-4)PROGRESSING (5-6)MASTERY (7-9)
DEVELOP IDEASI have SOME ABILITY in developing my ideas from studying the focussed artists style and concept for this project.I am REASONABLY CONSISTENT in gathering, organising and researching my ideas about artists and applying it to my work.I am CONFIDENT in thoughtfully following a sequence of steps in researching and developing my ideas influenced by the style of artists.I have MASTERED fully the skill of researching and developing my ideas through investigations into a range of techniques inspired by artists and other contextual sources.
MAKING/MATERIALS/PROCESSESI have SOME ABILITY to draw, paint and make art in the style of the artists I study and my sketchbook development shows a range of processes.I am REASONABLY CONSISTENT in experimenting with more than one material to express my ideas and can use a range of processes.I am CONFIDENT in using a wide range of materials in my artwork to thoughtfully explore the visual elements in order to create tone texture, shape, form and pattern in my work.I have MASTERED the skill of independently selecting and using a wide range of materials and processes to create highly original artwork. I choose how to use the visual elements in my work.
REFINE/ REVIEW /REFLECTI have SOME ABILITY in refining and making a wide range of improvements in my ideas and most aspects of my work.I am REASONABLY CONSISTENT in reviewing and refining my ideas to produce a successful outcome.I am CONFIDENT in refining my ideas by consistently reviewing my work and applying improvements to produce successful outcomes.I have MASTERED the skill of refining, reviewing and reflecting critically on my work so that I produce highly creative and original successful outcomes.
KNOWLEDGE/ANALYSISI have SOME ABILITY in understanding the Art terms and specialist language for this project and can show this through written and visual forms.I am REASONABLY CONSISTENT in expressing opinions about my work and the work of others and can use specialist art vocabulary to identify different genres in art.I am CONFIDENT in my knowledge of a wide range of artists and contextual sources and can clearly analyse and express opinions about my work and the work of others using specialist art vocabulary.I have MASTERED the skill of analysing and evaluating my work and the work of others using specialist art terms in order to identify areas for improvement and develop my work to the highest standard.
Course Information
  • Room:P6, P7, P8
Department
Art

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