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ART & DESIGN


Form 1 - Key Stage 3 Year 7





Term Plans (2017-2018)


Term 2



DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
Jan 11- Feb 8
Animals in Art
  • Notes taken on symbolism and cultural significance of animals in historical art
  • Techniques in creating animal effects: fur, feathers, scales etc
  • Project: Animal Composition
10
Feb 8-Mar 8
Techniques in Watercolour Paint
  • Landscapes and Seascapes - techniques in rendering different natural forms: water, trees, grass, mountains etc
    • Composition done in Watercolour
13
Mar 8 - Mar 22
Still Life
  • Still Life in different mediums: acrylic/pencil
  • Skills in shape, shading and perspective
8


Term 1



DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
COMMENTS
Sept.
7 – 28th
Basic Colour Theory
  • Colour Wheel and different colour schemes
  • Identify what is a tone, tint, hue, shade
  • Skills with
colour mixing & blending to make tones and values
  • Warm and cool colours
  • Symbolic and emotional meanings of colours
  • Project: Complementary Colour Composition using these skills

8

Oct 5th - 12th
Divali Project
Hindu designs
  • Learn traditional Hindu cultural decorating and designs
  • Learn cultural values of henna designs
  • Project: Decorate deya posters using traditional Hindu designs
    • Make an original henna design

4

Oct 26 –
Nov 9
Basic Shading Theory
  • Define highlights/
midtones/
shadows
  • Techniques using charcoal and white pastels to create highlights/midtones/
shadows
  • Learning about different shading pencils 4H, 2H, HB, 2B,4B,6B
  • Techniques using different types of pencils to create a range of highlights/midtones/
shadows
  • Project: Black and White composition using these techniques

6

Nov
16- 23
How to Paint using Acrylics
Identify types of brushes: Round tip/Flat tip/ Fan
  • Learn about different types of brushes and their specific uses
  • Practise techniques of brush painting using different types of brushes to create different effects
  • Project: Composition done in Acrylic to demonstrate these techniques

4

Nov 24 – Dec 12
End of Tem Exams
Christmas Program










Term Plans (2016-2017)



Term 3



DATE

TOPIC

CONTENT/SKILLS

SESSIONS

COMMENTS

Weeks 1-4
Still Life
  • Still Life in different mediums: acrylic/pencil
  • Skills in shape, shading and perspective
10

Weeks 5-8
End of Term Exam handed out:
Produce a supporting portfolio from a given theme with reference to IGCSE requirements (50% of End of Term grade)
Final Piece 3 hr Exam to follow (50% of End of Term grade)
  • Select exam topic and record and analyze information from sources, direct observation and personal experience
13

Weeks 9-11
End of Term Exam cont'd
  • Research and exploration of cultural influences pertaining to exam theme
  • Artist Research pertaining to theme


Weeks 12-13
End of Term Exam cont'd
  • Produce a draft for exam final piece encompassing ideas in portfolio

Term 2



DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
COMMENTS
Jan 4- Jan 27
Animals in Art
  • Notes taken on symbolism and cultural significance of animals in historical art
  • Techniques in creating animal effects: fur, feathers, scales etc
  • Project: Animal Composition
10

Jan 30-Feb 24-
Techniques in Watercolour Paint
  • Landscapes and Seascapes - techniques in rendering different natural forms: water, trees, grass, mountains etc
  • Composition done in Watercolour
13

Feb 24 - Mar 17
Still Life
  • Still Life in different mediums: acrylic/pencil
  • Skills in shape, shading and perspective
8



Term 1



DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
COMMENTS
Sept.
8 – 30th
Basic Colour Theory
  • Colour Wheel and different colour schemes
  • Identify what is a tone, tint, hue, shade
  • Skills with
colour mixing & blending to make tones and values
  • Warm and cool colours
  • Symbolic and emotional meanings of colours
  • Project: Complementary Colour Composition using these skills
12

Oct 7th - 14th
Divali Project
Hindu designs
  • Learn traditional Hindu cultural decorating and designs
  • Learn cultural values of henna designs
  • Project: Decorate deya posters using traditional Hindu designs
    • Make an original henna design
8

Oct 21 –
Nov 11
Basic Shading Theory
  • Define highlights/
midtones/
shadows
  • Techniques using charcoal and white pastels to create highlights/midtones/
shadows
  • Learning about different shading pencils 4H, 2H, HB, 2B,4B,6B
  • Techniques using different types of pencils to create a range of highlights/midtones/
shadows
  • Project: Black and White composition using these techniques
5

Nov
11- 24
How to Paint using Acrylics
Identify types of brushes: Round tip/Flat tip/ Fan
  • Learn about different types of brushes and their specific uses
  • Practise techniques of brush painting using different types of brushes to create different effects
  • Project: Composition done in Acrylic to demonstrate these techniques
7

Nov 24 – Dec 12
End of Tem Exams
Christmas Program











Term Plans (2015 - 2016)


Term 1





DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
COMMENTS
Sept.
8 – 30th
Basic Colour Theory
  • Colour Wheel and different colour schemes
  • Identify what is a tone, tint, hue, shade
  • Skills with
  • colour mixing & blending to make tones and values
  • Warm and cool colours
  • Symbolic and emotional meanings of colours
  • Project: Complementary Colour Composition using these skills
12

Oct 7th - 14th
Divali Project
Hindu designs
  • Learn traditional Hindu cultural decorating and designs
  • Learn cultural values of henna designs
  • Project: Decorate deya posters using traditional Hindu designs
  • Make an original henna design
8

Oct 21 –
Nov 11
Basic Shading Theory
  • Define highlights/
midtones/
shadows
  • Techniques using charcoal and white pastels to create highlights/midtones/
shadows
  • Learning about different shading pencils 4H, 2H, HB, 2B,4B,6B
  • Techniques using different types of pencils to create a range of highlights/midtones/
shadows
  • Project: Black and White composition using these techniques
5

Nov
11- 24
How to Paint using Acrylics
Identify types of brushes: Round tip/Flat tip/ Fan
  • Learn about different types of brushes and their specific uses
  • Practise techniques of brush painting using different types of brushes to create different effects
  • Project: Composition done in Acrylic to demonstrate these techniques
7

Nov 24 – Dec 12
End of Tem Exams
Christmas Program







Term 2





DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
COMMENTS
Jan 5- Jan30
Animals in Art
  • Notes taken on symbolism and cultural significance of animals in historical art
  • Techniques in creating animal effects: fur, feathers, scales etc
  • Project: Animal Composition
10

Jan 30-Feb 27-
Techniques in Watercolour Paint
  • Landscapes and Seascapes - techniques in rendering different natural forms: water, trees, grass, mountains etc
  • Composition done in Watercolour
13

Feb 27 - Mar 18
Still Life
  • Still Life in different mediums: acrylic/pencil
  • Skills in shape, shading and perspective
8







Term 3





DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
COMMENTS
April 14- May 12
Elements of art and principles of design
  • Exploring subject matter of given themes to include visual appeal, variety of shape and texture
  • Approaching given themes in a novel way to enhance creativity and originality
  • Project: Imaginative Composition based on given theme
10

May 12- May 30
End of Term Exam handed out:
Produce a supporting portfolio from a given theme with reference to IGCSE requirements (50% of End of Term grade)
Final Piece 3 hr Exam to follow (50% of End of Term grade)
  • Select exam topic and record and analyze information from sources, direct observation and personal experience
13

May 30-June 9
End of Term Exam cont'd
  • Research and exploration of cultural influences pertaining to exam theme
  • Artist Research pertaining to theme


June 9 - June 23
End of Term Exam cont'd
  • Produce a draft for exam final piece encompassing ideas in portfolio







Term Plans (2014 - 2015)


Term 1





Date

Topic

Content/Skills

Sessions

Comment

Sept.

9 – 30th

Basic Colour Theory

  • Colour Wheel and different colour schemes

  • Identify what is a tone, tint, hue, shade

  • skills with colour mixing & blending to make tones and values
  • Warm and cool colours
  • Symbolic and emotional meanings of colours
  • Project: Complementary Colour Composition using these skills

12


Oct 7th - 14th

Divali Project

Hindu designs

  • Learn traditional Hindu cultural decorating and designs

  • Learn cultural values of henna designs

  • Project: Decorate deya posters using traditional Hindu designs

  • Make an original henna design

8


Oct 21 –

Nov 11

Basic Shading Theory

  • Define highlights/

midtones/

shadows

  • Techniques using charcoal and white pastels to create highlights/midtones/

shadows

  • Learning about different shading pencils 4H, 2H, HB, 2B,4B,6B

  • Techniques using different types of pencils to create a range of highlights/midtones/

shadows

  • Project: Black and White composition using these techniques

5


Nov

11- 24

How to Paint using Acrylics

Identify types of brushes: Round tip/Flat tip/ Fan

  • Learn about different types of brushes and their specific uses

  • Practise techniques of brush painting using different types of brushes to create different effects

  • Project: Composition done in Acrylic to demonstrate these techniques

7


Nov 24 – Dec 12

End of Tem Exams

Christmas Program








Term 2





Date

Topic

Content/Skills

Sessions

Comments

Jan 5- Jan30

Animals in Art

  • Notes taken on symbolism and cultural significance of animals in historical art

  • Techniques in creating animal effects: fur, feathers, scales etc

  • Project: Animal Composition

10


Jan 30-Feb 27-

Techniques in Watercolour Paint

  • Landscapes and Seascapes - techniques in rendering different natural forms: water, trees, grass, mountains etcComposition done in Watercolour

*

13


Feb 27 - Mar 24

Still Life

  • Still Life in different mediums: acrylic/pencil

  • Skills in shape, shading and perspective

8



Term 3



Date

Topic

Content/Skills

Sessions

Comments

April 14- May 12

Elements of art and principles of design

  • Exploring subject matter of given themes to include visual appeal, variety of shape and texture

  • Approaching given themes in a novel way to enhance creativity and originality

  • Project: Imaginative Composition based on given theme

10


May 12- May 30

End of Term Exam handed out:

Produce a supporting portfolio from a given theme with reference to IGCSE requirements (50% of End of Term grade)

Final Piece 3 hr Exam to follow (50% of End of Term grade)

  • Select exam topic and record and analyze information from sources, direct observation and personal experience

13


May 30-June 9

End of Term Exam cont'd

  • Research and exploration of cultural influences pertaining to exam theme

  • Artist Research pertaining to theme



June 9 - June 23

End of Term Exam cont'd

  • Produce a draft for exam final piece encompassing ideas in portfolio