Photography Key Stage 4

KS4 students follow a curriculum that leads to a GCSE qualification in Art, Craft & design.

Year 10 and 11 Art pupils complete the AQA Art, Craft & Design curriculum over a period of two years and are also required to sit an externally set exam for 10hrs. Topics covered in year 10 cover all the mastery skills in art and also students work through four assessment objectives required to complete for the GSCE.

Year 10 Curriculum OverviewThemesUnit content
Term 1Body Ornament Students start look at historical corsets/crinoline/body armour and link in with how fashion designers have used these in a contemporary way. Students research moral, social and ethical values and work in a sketchbook to formulate their ideas using various art media.
Term 2Shells/Natural formStudents develop their drawing skills by looking at the formal elements of art,
Term 3Students required to design and make a piece of body armour, corset or head piece based on historical and contemporary body armour and fashion. Students Loo
Year 11 Curriculum OverviewThemesUnit content
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