Art

Art at ARK Kings Academy is both challenging and rewarding.

Art Curriculum 2016/7
Year Autumn Term SPring Term Summer Term
7 Drawing skills   

Pencil 

Tone 

Texture 

Colour skills   

Pencil crayons 

Watercolour paints

3D piece   

Links to other artists

8 Sweets   

Drawing 

3D work 

Printing 

Illustration Paint   

Return to tone, colour, texture 

Artist research

9 Slippers   

Design & construction 

Textiles 

Observational drawing
(GCSE TASTER)
Artist Appreciation
(GCSE TASTER)
10 Students studying GCSE Art & Design follow the OCR syllabus, details of which can be found online at www.ocr.org.uk    

 A GCSE student will create a dynamic 'Portfolio' consisting of a variety of media.  This will include; drawing, paint, print, textiles, experimental work, artist research etc.  Students will develop skills in all areas and begin to work in a self directed, independent manner. 

The 'Portfolio' accounts for 60% of the final grade.

11 Students studying GCSE Art & Design follow the OCR syllabus, details of which can be found online at www.ocr.org.uk    

In Y 11, Students continue to develop their 'Portfolio', completing this by December.  Upon their return in January, students will begin their 'Set Task' (Exam Project) which will be completed by the Easter break in April.  The final component will be a ten hour exam over two days, in this time students create their final response.  The 'Set Task' accounts for 40% of the final grade.