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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:

 
Topic
Type of Assessment
CAT 1
Present Personal Response
A Level  Fine Art Assessment Objectives.
CAT 2
Present Personal Response
A Level  Fine Art Assessment Objectives.
CAT 3
Present Personal Response
A Level  Fine Art Assessment Objectives.

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 during free periods and after school in the Sixth Form Art Areas.
Day

 

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