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Key Stage 3 Art

Year 7

Students have the opportunity to develop skills and understanding in a range of media areas including; drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and digital media. Students learn about artists, styles and movements including traditional European art and post modern work.

Year 8

Students learn how to develop their observational skills in drawing and painting including still life and perspective. Students further their understanding of a range of media including drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and digital. A broad range of artists from diverse cultures are introduced as students learn how to appreciate and talk about art.

Year 9

Students investigate ‘man made’ as a theme. They develop visual and contextual responses to this theme throughout the media areas. This theme builds on the mark making and conceptual studies undertaken in Years 7 and 8.