Art – Key Stage 4

Year 9

Half TermTopics to be coveredKey skills covered
Autumn HT 1GCSE Component: Natural Forms

1. Initial Research
2. Artist Analysis
3. Observation
1. Generate and explore lines of enquiry
2. Apply knowledge/understanding in making images and artefacts
3. Undertake research: gather, select and organise visual/other appropriate information
Autumn HT 2GCSE Component: Natural Forms

1. Experimentation
2. Recording Ideas
1. Record observations, mainly in visual form
2. Analyse, discuss and evaluate images/objects/artefacts, make and record independent judgements
Spring HT 1GCSE Component: Natural Forms

1. Responding/Construction of Final work
1. Use knowledge and understanding of others work to develop and extend thinking and inform their own work
2. Review and modify work. Plan and develop ideas in the light of their own and other's evaluation
Spring HT 2GCSE Component: Cityscape Ceramics

1. Initial Research
2. Artist Analysis
3. Observations
1. Generate and explore lines of inquiry
2. Apply knowledge/understanding in making images and artefacts
3. Undertake research: gather, select and organise visual/other appropriate information
Summer HT 1GCSE Component: Cityscape Ceramics

1. Experimentation
2. Recording Ideas
1. Record observations, mainly in visual form
2. Analyse, discuss and evaluate images/objects/artefacts, make and record independent judgements
Summer HT 2GCSE Component: Cityscape Ceramics

1. Responding
1. Use knowledge and understanding of others work to develop and extend thinking and inform their own work
2. Review and modify work. Plan and develop ideas in the light of their own and other's evaluations

Year 10

Half TermTopics to be coveredKey skills covered
Autumn HT 1GCSE Component: Cityscape Ceramics

1. Experimentation
2. Recording Ideas
3. Responding/Construction of Final work
1. Generate and explore lines of inquiry
2. Apply knowledge/understanding in making images and artefacts
3. Review and modify work. Pan and develop ideas in the light of their own and other's evaluations
Autumn HT 2GCSE Component: Cityscape Ceramics

1. Responding/Construction of Final work
1. Generate and explore lines of inquiry
2. Apply knowledge/understanding in making images and artefacts
3. Review and modify work. Plan and develop ideas in the light of their own and other's evaluation
Spring HT 1GCSE Component: Mock Exam

1. Initial Research
2. Artist Analysis
3. Observations
1. Record observations, mainly in visual form
2. Undertake research, gather, select and organise visual/other appropriate information
3. Analyse, discuss and evaluate images/objects/artefacts; make and record independent judgements
4. Use knowledge and understanding of others work to develop and extend thinking and inform their own work
Spring HT 2GCSE Component: Mock Exam

1. Experimentation
2. Recording Ideas
3. Responding/Construction of Final work
1. Use knowledge and understanding of others work to develop and extend thinking and inform their own work
2. Record observations, mainly in visual form
3. Generate and explore lines of inquiry
4. Apply knowledge/understanding in making images and artefacts
5. Review and modify work. Plan and develop ideas in the light of their own and other's evaluations
Summer HT 1GCSE Component: Pop Art

1. Initial Research
2. Artist Analysis
3. Observations
1. Record observations, mainly in visual form
2. Undertake research: gather, select and organise visual/other appropriate information
3. Analyse, discuss and evaluate images/objects/artefacts; make and record independent judgements
4. Use knowledge and understanding of others work to develop and extend thinking and inform their own work
Summer HT 2GCSE Component: Pop Art

1. Experimentation
2. Recording Ideas
3. Responding/Construction of Final work
1. Use knowledge and understanding of others work to develop and extend thinking and inform their own work
2. Record observations, mainly in visual form
3. Generate and explore lines of inquiry
4. Apply knowledge/understanding in making images and artefacts
5. Review and modify work. Plan and develop ideas in the light of their own and other's evaluations

Year 11

Half TermTopics to be coveredKey skills covered
Autumn HT 1GCSE Component: Mock Exam

1. Initial Research
2. Artist Analysis
3. Observations
1. Record observations, mainly in visual form
2. Undertake research: gather, select and organise visual/other appropriate information
3. Analyse, discuss and evaluate images/objects/artefacts; make and record independent judgements
4. Use knowledge and understanding of others work to develop and extend thinking and inform their own work
Autumn HT 2GCSE Component: Mock Exam

1. Experimentation
2. Recording Ideas
3. Responding/Construction of Final work
1. Use knowledge and understanding of others work to develop and extend thinking and inform their own work
2. Record observations, mainly in visual form
3. Generate and explore lines of inquiry
4. Apply knowledge/understanding in making images and artefacts
5. Review and modify work. Plan and develop ideas in the light of their own and other's observations
Spring HT 1GCSE Component: Set Exam

1. Initial Research
2. Artist Analysis
3. Observations
1. Record observations, mainly in visual form
2. Undertake research: gather, select and organise visual/other appropriate information
3. Analyse, discuss and evaluate images/objects/artefacts, make and record independent judgements
4. Use knowledge and understanding of others work to develop and extend thinking and inform their own work
Spring HT 2GCSE Component: Set Exam

1. Experimentation
2. Recording ideas
3. Responding/Construction of Final work
1. Use knowledge and understanding of others work to develop and extend thinking and inform their own work
2. Record observations, mainly in visual form
3. Generate and explore lines of inquiry
4. Apply knowledge/understanding in making images and artefacts
5. Review and modify work. Plan and develop ideas in the light of their own and other's evaluations
Summer HT 1GCSE Component: Set Exam

1. Responding/Construction of Final work
2. 10 hours exam response
1. Review and modify work. Plan and develop ideas in the light of their own and other's evaluations
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