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Year 9

Year 9 Curriculum Plan – Art

Curriculum Area: Art and Design

 

Overview of Course Content

During year 9 this course will refine a student’s understanding of the following areas:

  • Drawing, mixed media  and 2D work
  • 3D and sculptural work
  • Research and analysis of a range of artists
  • Developing an idea from a starting point using contextual references
  • Presentation of work
  • Creating individual and creative responses to a theme

 

Half Term

Area

Overview of assessment

Autumn 1

 

First project:

Observational drawing skills working from a range of Album cover images. Students will work with a range of materials and will be shown effective ways to present work and creative use of materials.

 Graffiti art is introduced and studies are produced based on their name.

Assessment task

 

Working in the style of an artist

 

Produce a title page reflecting elements of Album cover art using appropriate materials.

 

Assessment task

 

Create a Graffiti wall based on your nickname

 

Produce a graffiti inspired page based on your nickname.

Autumn 2

 

Students continue researching Album Cover supportive artists such as Hannah Hoch and Op artist Bridget Riley.

Students produce appropriate observation studies in a range of materials and develop and ideas for a final Album cover redesign.

Students produce their final response using their planning and research.

Assessment task

 

Plan an original Album cover for your favourite band

 

Reflect on artists and techniques studied and images produced to plan an original Album design for your chosen band.

 

Assessment task

Produce an original Album Cover.

Spring 1

Second Project begins:

Students look at a project based on their environment. Students will mimic GCSE coursework style creating pastiches of artists work and then creating studies in the style of the artist and then reflecting on them. Supporting artists include Victoria Rick, Seth Clark and Ed Fairburn. Students will refine skills using a variety of materials including acrylic paint

Assessment task

Working in the style of an artist

 

Produce a study inspired by Seth Clark.

 

Spring 2

Students complete own observational studies of photos of their environment and begin to plan for their final response.

Final environment piece of work is created They will be encouraged to take own photographs of environment to work from.

 Assessment task

 

Produce an original Environment final piece.

Summer 1

Third Project begins:

Students  research Fish Sculpture supportive artists J.Vincent, Katie McCann and Ellen Jewett using mixed media approaches

Observational drawing skills working from a range of Sea creatures. Students will work with a range of materials and will be shown effective ways to present work and creative use of materials and collage.

 

Assessment task

 

Working in the style of an artist

 

Produce a fish in the style of artist using mixed media.

 

Assessment task

 Plan an original fish sculpture

 

Reflect on artists and patterns studied as well as images produced to plan an original fish sculpture.

 

Summer 2

Students plan and develop idea for their final sculpture based on Fish sculptures.

Students produce final response to Fish Sculpture project.

 Assessment task

Produce an original fish sculpture.

 

 

Assessment task

Written/ Practical exam overviewing skills and knowledge from year