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Curriculum & Assessment Map - Year 8

Half Term 1

Half Term 2

Half Term 3

Half Term 4

Half Term 5

Half Term 6

Curriculum Coverage:

Aboriginal Art

Pattern, symbols, narrative, colour harmonies, experimenting with dot technique.

 

Curriculum Coverage:

Develop into final outcome. ( Poly print)

Rework prints with pastels. Extension into Clay

 

Curriculum Coverage

Still-Life drawing

e.g. still-life, keys, shoes, fastenings, shells, bottles, plants etc. Look at proportion, scale, shape, foreshortening

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Development into paint, link to appropriate artist. E.g. fruit & Cezanne, Objects & Michael Craig Martin, Skulls & O’Keefe, fruit & Lichtenstein.

Curriculum Coverage

Rotational Symmetry.

Research into the artist Dan Hillier.

Opportunities for students to incorporate their maths skills into art.

Collaborative and independent work.

Curriculum Coverage

Development into printmaking and an opportunity for students to use skills developed through the year to create a final piece showing rotational symmetry.

Assessment 1 (Oct)

Dot painting after the style of Papunya Tule

Assessment 2 (Jan)

Mixed media prints and clay slab

Assessment 3 (March)

Mixed media, mixed influence still life final outcome

 

Final Assessment (June)

Large rotational print after the style of Hillier

 

Links to National Curriculum:

 

Learn about a range of different artists and cultures

 

 

 

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To increase their proficiency in the handling of different materials.

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Learn about the history of art, craft, design and architecture

 

Use a range of techniques to record observations

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To increase their proficiency in the handling of different materials

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Analyse and evaluate their own work, and that of others, in order to strengthen the visual impact or applications of their work

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Use other media as a basis for exploring their ideas

 

Links to Core Values:

 

Respect; showing tolerance and understanding of beliefs in other cultures

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Creativity; learning how to apply an understanding of other to create my own work

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Enthusiasm; showing a growing understanding of how pieces of work can be developed.

 

 

 

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Determination; controlled refinement to make the materials do what you want

 

 

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Confidence; learning how much we can achieve when applying learning from other subject (maths).

 

 

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Ambition; working on large scale final outcomes.