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Key Stage 3 Art & Design
The Art and Design department at MIS secondary school
is close to being fully equipped to cater all the disciplines incorporated in
the Fine Arts. This includes Intaglio and screen printing, Art and Computer Graphics,
Art and DT textiles, Painting, Ceramics, Two dimensional and Three dimensional
Students complete three creative projects throughout
the school year. This is assessed by observing the students technical mark
making skills, their conceptual understanding and their experimental ability.
Students have the opportunity to work with Ceramics throughout Key Stage Three as
an accessible way to create Three dimensional work.
Year 7 are introduced to the Formal elements of Art and Design. This is
explored in detail with geometry in term one, Colour theory in term two
and finally Ceramics and nature in term three.
Pupils in Year 8 continue to build on their artistic techniques by exploring
relief with a project on the theme ‘A bug’s life’ in term one, Op art in term two and
finally exploring and creating Pop Art in term three.
Year 9 refine their art skills and practices by exploring Portraiture in
term one, expanding their knowledge of Natural forms in term two and
finally exploring and creating African Art and Mask making in term
Pupils also undertake a GCSE taster project as a final
unit in order to inform them of expectations and standards expected for GCSE
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