Art & Design


Year 7

What will your child be studying?

  • The Formal Elements
  • Colour and Painting
  • Gargoyles 3D /Clay
  • Insects Printmaking

How will your child be assessed?

Your child will be assessed at the end of each project/unit of work with a level and sub-level e.g. 4b.

He/she will be given feedback in verbal and written forms during the unit to help him/her improve.

How can you help your child?

Provide B grade pencils e.g. 2B, 4B, or 6B, fine black gel pens for ink work and coloured pencils or watercolour paints. (Felt tips are not needed as they do not encourage students to blend colours.)Encourage your child to look carefully at what he/she is drawing.

Supportive resources and websites

www.nationalgallery.org.uk

www.npg.org.uk

www.tate.org.uk

www.louvre.fr

www.artlex.com

Year 8

What will your child be studying?

  • William Morris Pattern and Printmaking
  • African Art and Mask Design (Clay)
  • Giacometti Standing Figure
  • Year 8 Arts Day Theme

How will your child be assessed?

Your child will be assessed at the end of each project/unit of work with a Level and sublevel e.g. 4b.

They will be given feedback in verbal and written forms during the unit to help them improve.

How can you help your child?

Provide B grade pencils e.g. 2B, 4B, or 6B, fine black gel pens for ink work and coloured pencils or watercolour paints. (Felt tips are not needed as they do not encourage students to blend colours.)Encourage your child to look carefully at what he/she is drawing.

Supportive resources and websites

www.nationalgallery.org.uk

www.npg.org.uk

www.tate.org.uk

www.louvre.fr

www.artlex.com