Art KS4

GCSE Programme of Study Overview.

Year 10

Autumn Term Structures

An investigation of basic formal elements and a range of media and techniques, within the still life context, to develop and realise a fully finished drawing, painting or mixed-media work.

Spring & Summer Term Identity

Produce a series of observational self-portraits and still life studies of personal objects. Produce a contextual study on Pop Art. Produce a critical study on a Pop artist. From the above, develop a self-portrait on the theme “Identity” – reflecting the ideas of Pop Art.

Year 11

Autumn Term  Mock exam project

Theme is to be introduced in a formal way, from a question selected from an AQA past exam paper. Then students will fully produce preparation folder work in lessons and home work - final piece to be completed in a mock timed test exam in December.

Spring Term

Timed Test and coursework completion.

Summer Term

Complete, modify, and extend chosen coursework