This is an overview of the Art and Design curriculum at Workington Academy.

Year Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
7 Tone and natural forms

Photographer Karl Blossfelt

Basic tone skills

Colour and vinyl toys

Contemporary artists on pop slide

Colour theory design and screen printing

Surface texture and introduction of choice in the curriculum.

Tone and natural forms or colour and vinyl toys as a focus.

Lino cutting and printing on various surfaces.

8 Coastlines project

Research and large drawings

Norman Ackroyd and etching

Ceramics texture and structure Wire work Tom Hill

Paper artists and paper surfaces.

9 Book binding project based on contemporary paper artists

 

 

Story telling St Michaels Church.

Live projects.

Workington in Bloom? Boards and space.

Bugs and beasties

Small book full of skills and research with reference to historical artists.

 

Ceramic insects inspired by Malene Hartmann Rasmussen

 

10 Mini Project to demonstrate the process for Art and AO’s.

Nature

Circles

Buildings

Colour

 

A full project that covers research, artists, design and small scale final piece.

Use old paper to select a personal starting point

 

A full extended project that covers student choice of starting point artists and ends with designs samples and final outcome.

Pivot on starting point to expand the project further for year 11.
Year 10 Photography Building a web page to store images.

Mini project to explain the process of art.  Basic Photography skills.

A full extended project that covers student choice of starting point artists and ends with designs samples and final outcome. Pivot on starting point to expand the project further for year 11.
11 Completing personal project Exam unit (paper available in January) Grades to exam board by 31st May
12 Personal project based on past exam question.

 

Ceramics painting textiles and sculpture based on artists historical and contemporary.

Exam unit (Paper available February) Grades to exam board 31st May
13 ACD Complete essay and develop final outcome Exam unit (Paper available February) Moderation prep

Grades to exam board 31st May

13 FA Complete essay and develop final outcome Exam unit (Paper available February) Moderation prep

Grades to exam board 31st May

 

September 2017