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Art Curriculum & Assessment Map - Year 9

Half Term 1

Half Term 2

Half Term 3

Half Term 4

Half Term 5

Half Term 6

Curriculum Coverage: Africa

Research Amedokpo, Tinga Tinga and more traditional artefacts.

Shirley Shelton & painting skills.

Curriculum Coverage:

African mask

Development into clay masks and use of Glazes.

Apartheid and Mufangengo

Curriculum Coverage: Semi Abstract street scene

Observations developed into the style of modern artists such as Hundertwasser,Hockney, Geo Law.

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One point perspective

Use of vanishing point and Van Gogh’s style.

(paint and photography developed into clay, silk, felting or print)

Curriculum Coverage Gargoyles and Grotesques.


Research into gargoyles with a view to designing their own using; collage, drawing, printmaking, painting.

Curriculum Coverage

Development of gargoyles into large scale clay or modroc models./

Assessment 1 (Oct)

Mixed media compositions

Assessment 2 (Jan)

Ceramic masks and glazing

Assessment 3 (March)

Mixed media, or textiles final outcome


Final Assessment (June)

Large gargoyle paintings and clay

Links to National Curriculum:


Learn about a range of different artists and cultures.




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Know how art and design both reflect and shape our history, and contribute to the culture, and creativity of our nation.

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



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Use other media as a basis for exploring their ideas.

Produce creative work, exploring their ideas and recording their experiences

Links to Core Values:


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


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Respect; showing tolerance and understanding of beliefs in other cultures

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Confidence; learning how semi abstract work can be developed from realistic starting points.




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



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



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Ambition; working on large scale final outcomes.