The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 11 GCSE Art Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

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

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term
    Topic
    Type of Assessment
    CAT 1
    Select ideas from artists.  Generate mind map for outcomes.  Present personal response.
    GCSE Assessment Objectives
    CAT 2
    Select ideas from artists.  Generate mind map for outcomes. Present personal response.
    GCSE Assessment Objectives
    Mock Examination.
    Summer Term
     
     
    CAT 3
    Students critically analyse artists work. Students explore artists methods.
    GCSE Assessment Objectives

    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.