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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:  

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

Main Resources:

Resource
Details
Term
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
Lunchtime extension classes
Day
After School Class
Tuesday 3:45pm-5:00 pm

 

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