The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 12 A Level Art Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

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

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term
    Topic
    Type of Assessment
    CAT 1
    Present Personal Response
    A Level Assessment Objectives.
    Spring Term
     
     
    CAT 2
    Present Personal Response
    A Level Assessment Objectives.
    Summer Term
     
     
    CAT 3
    Present Personal Response
    A Level 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 during free periods and after school in the Sixth Form Art Areas.
    Day