Art & Design Year 7 Curriculum
At Leeds City Academy, Year 7 Art students will have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of artistic materials, techniques and processes whilst learning to communicate thought and meaning visually. Students will create artefacts and make images in response to their own ideas and the work of other artists and designers. Students’ use of the formal elements in Art will be a key part of their development as artists.
Assignment 1 – Cubism
Core skills include: Drawing techniques, (rendering, shading, blending)
Assignment 2 - Painting/ Printmaking
Independent and homework tasks will form an integral part of the assignment and assessment process.
Assignment 3 - Pattern, Decoration & Adornment:
Core skills include: Contextual studies – The ability to analyse and discuss how art from different cultures can influence us and others.
Students will be assessed/ moderated and their achievement levels will then be used for their final Year 7 level.