Our KS3 curriculum is designed to build students confidence in handling a range of materials and processes whilst fostering their natural ability for creativity and experimentation. We want our students to take creative risks and be ambitious about their ideas.
What will my child learn about in art during KS3?
Students will look at a variety of different artists throughout KS3, using their art work as inspiration and learning how to look at the work of others and be influenced and inspired to create art work of our own.
Students will undertake a selection of different art projects exploring themes such as Architecture, identity, under the sea, sport, still life and sculpture.
Students will be given the opportunity to work with a variety of materials, they will explore a range of techniques and processes including, drawing, painting, print making, sculpture and collage.
What type of homework will be set?
Homework will be set each term and will explore the following skills,
How will my child be assessed?
Students will complete two assessments each term. Students will receive regular verbal and written feedback, written feedback will be recorded in students assessment folders or sketchbooks. In addition, students will frequently be asked to reflect on their learning highlighting strengths and areas for development.
How can I support my childs learning at home?