The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 10 GCSE Art Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term
    Topic
    Further details about the topic
    Skills
    1
    Introduction to thematic approach.
    Students critically analyse artists work. Students explore artists methods.
    Drawing/ Painting/Observation/Imagination
    2
    Contained Spaces
     
     
    Spring Term
     
     
     
    1
    Contrasts
    Select ideas from artists. Generate mind map for outcomes.
    Drawing/ Painting/Observation/Imagination/Digital Media
    2
    Contrasts Realisation
    Present Personal Response.
     
    Summer Term
     
     
     
    1
    Contrasts Realisation Review
     
    Drawing/ Painting/Observation/Imagination/Digital Media
    2
    Contrasts Realisation Review
     
    Drawing/ Painting/Observation/Imagination/Digital Media

    Assessments:  

    Autumn Term
    Topic
    Type of Assessment
    CAT 1
    Students critically analyse artists work. Students explore artists methods.
    GCSE Assessment Objectives
    Spring Term
     
     
    CAT 2
    Select ideas from artists. Generate mind map for outcomes. Present Personal Response.
    GCSE Assessment Objectives
    Summer Term
     
     
    CAT 3
    Select ideas from artists. Generate mind map for outcomes. Present Personal Response.
    End of year exam

    Main Resources:

    Resource
    Details (names, web address etc.)
    Term (1,2,3,4,5,6 or All)
    Recommended reading
    Taschen Art Series,
    The Story of Art. E.H.Gombrich
     
     
    All
    Recommended websites
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/art/video/
    All
    Equipment
    Sketch book, Graded Pencils, Paint and Paper. Photography and Digital Media.
    All

    Enrichment opportunities:

    Activity
    Day and time or term
    Gallery Visit
    Day
    Lunchtime extension classes
    Day
    After School Class
    Tuesday 3.45 p.m - 5.00 p.m.