Art & PhotographyArt & Design

Miss D Davis

‘You will be given the opportunity to explore the visual, tactile and sensory qualities of materials and processes of Art and Design’ Art at Key Stage 3 aims to introduce pupils to a range of artistic media including drawing and painting, textiles and ceramics, prints and photography. Underpinning all projects is the development of key skills,such as, observational drawing, responding to artists work, the development of ideas and a confidence to explore and experiment.

Year 7

  • Culture
  • Me, Myself, I
  • Outside

Year 8

  • Made in the USA
  • Objects and Viewpoints. Still life and Cubism
  • Creatures in the Jungle

Year 9

  • Fruit and Vegetables
  • Rotations – Photography, 3D Design, Textiles
  • Mechanical Bugs

Key Stage 4

  • Qualification
  • Edexcel First Award in Art & Design Level 2 AQA GCSE in Photography

Course Content/Areas of Study

The areas of study may include:

  • 2D and 3D processes and techniques in Art and Design>
  • Specialist pathways in Art & Design
  • A creative project in Art & Design


  • Art & Design
  • Controlled Assessments 75%
  • Examinations 25%Photography
  • Controlled Assessment 60%
  • Examination 40%

Core or Option

  • Option

Number of Option Choices

  • Two

umber of GCSEs/equivalent

  • Two GCSEs