Key stage 3
Art and design is experienced by all students at key stage 3. Students have one lesson per week. Students will be introduced to the fundamental elements throughout key stage 3. In year 7 the focus is on creative play and exploring art through time and how it has evolved and influenced cultures and society. Year 8 explores creative identities, looking at both local and wider influences in art and design. Year 9 focuses on creative careers and how skills explored can be used and transferred into careers.
Aims of the subject
We aim to:
- Build on students’ knowledge, skills and application so they are confident to produce creative outcomes
- Build on key skills within the fundamental elements of art and design
- Build on students understanding of the many different artist and influences.
- Gain skills and confidence in articulating their understanding of art through evaluating and analysis.