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Art
Key Stage 3
                                     
 Key Stage 3 Topics
 

Term

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Autumn

 

Space Project

Drawing

Mixed media work

Artists’ research

 

 

India Project

Drawing

Artists’ research

Painting

Mixed media work

 

 

 

Insects Project

Drawing

Painting

Mixed media work

Artists' research

Spring

 

Water Project

Drawing

Painting

Mixed media work

Artists’ research

 

 

 

Portraits Project

Drawing

Mixed media work

Artists’ research

 

 

Food Project

Drawing

Painting

Colour wheel

Abstract art

Artists’ research
Mixed media work

 

Summer

 

Carnival Project

Portrait drawing

Colour wheel

Mask making

Artists’ research

 

 

 

 

Colour/Buildings Project

Drawing

Painting

Colour wheel

Artists’ research

Low relief

3D

 

 

Buildings Project 

Drawing

Painting
Mixed media work
 
How is Art assessed?

Students are set in mixed ability groups.  They are formally assessed every half term on their skills and at the end of each project.

How can I help my child?

You can help your child by taking them to visit art galleries and museums and encouraging them to practice drawing, and working with different materials, outside lessons.  Useful websites – www.artcyclopedia.com, www.artchive.com, www.tate.org.uk, www.artyfactory.co.uk, www.wikipedia.org, www.artlex.com