Key Stage 3

YEAR 7

BASIC SKILLS​ (Project 1)

Students will learn the basic skills needed for the rest of their artistic lives! This project combines the formal elements of art with fun and creative outcomes to be proud of. Students will start by learning about the colour wheel and how to draw and will end the topic by creating their own personalised art work.​

ART AND ARTIST​ (Project 2​)

This cross-curricular project will explore great artist from history and modern day including: Salvador Dali, Picasso & Andy Warhol. Students will complete their project by creating collaborative paintings which are developed from imagination and artist inspiration. ​

BIRDS BY MARK HEARLD AND CLARE YOUNGS (Project 3​)​


Students will explore a range of higher level drawing tasks and explore painting, illustration, multi media and 3D paper sculptures.​

Students will create their own 3D Mark Hearld inspired bird to be displayed in school.​

YEAR 8

BEASTS AND CREATURES​ (Project 1)


Students will explore a range of higher level drawing tasks and explore painting, illustration and explore the magical world inspired by fantasy films such as ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.’ Students will create their own painting's and 3D outcomes based on their research and ideas.​

THE DOODLE ART PROJECT​ (Project 2​)


Where drawings come alive. Students will develop their creative ideas and explore the endless possibilities to art careers and hugely popular art industry. Students will research and analysis artists such as Keith Haring and Jon Burgerman.​

PORTRAIT PROJECT​ (Project 3 ​)

This cross-curricular project will explore the ever popular and successful use of PORTRAITS. Students will be inspired by artist like Tom Phillips and Loui Jover, to create new and interesting artwork using multi media and interesting backgrounds.​

YEAR 9

DAY OF THE DEAD PROJECT​ (Project 1)

This cross-curricular project will explore the culture and art work around the popular Latin festival Day of the Dead. Students will be inspired by artist, to create new and interesting artwork using techniques learnt from all prior projects. This project is orientated around accurate proportion, tone and texture. ​

URBAN ART PROJECT​ (Project 2​)

Where letters come alive. Students will develop their creative ideas and explore the endless possibilities linked to graffiti, typography and advertising. Students will explore the impact of speech and current affairs that they are interested and passionate about. Student will research and analysis artists such as Banksy, Barbra Kruger, Ben Eine and Bob and Roberta Smith. ​

THE BUG PROJECT​ (Project 3​)

This project will dive into a wide range of art techniques, students will learn to develop skills in order to produce high level work for display. Students will explore a range of higher level drawing tasks and explore Painting, Illustration, Mono Printing, College, Stick and Ink, Clay, Chalk and Oil Pastel techniques. This project is orientated around colour, pattern and creative outcomes.​

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