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Art and Photography

Year 9 GCSE Art

Autobiography

Returning to essential drawing, rendering and painting skills

Natural and Man-made

Exploring drawing media, printmaking and sculpture

Masterworks

Interpretation of classic and contemporary paintings in 2D and 3D

 

Year 10 GCSE Art

Dada & Surrealism

Exploring the absurd and unexpected through collage, sculpture and painting

Propaganda Art

Using Art to convey a personal or political message

Cubism

Analysing objects, distortion and abstraction

 

Year 11 GCSE Art

Mock Exam

Based on previous year’s externally set theme.

Expressionism

German Expressionism, printmaking and expressive painting

Externally Set Assignment

A theme set by our exam board.

 

Year 9 GCSE Photography

Introduction to Photography

Theory, history and key techniques

Composition

Techniques to frame the perfect image

Colour

Exploring colour theory, colour splash and flat lay

Light

Experimenting with ways of capturing light

 

Year 10 GCSE Photography

The Bigger Picture

Exploring composite methods to convey more than the traditional image

Pop Photography

Using photography as a method to explored popular culture

Abstraction

Methods used to create non-objective images

 

Year 11 GCSE Photography

Mock Exam

Based on previous year’s externally set theme

Identity

Identity of others and self portraiture

Externally Set Assignment

A theme set by our exam board.