Key Stage 3 : Doha College- Top International British School Doha, Qatar

Art - Key Stage 3

Y7Term 1Term 2Term 3
Title Personal Collections The Built Environment Pattern
Focus Observational skills, formal elements and use of media. Ceramics. Relief and 3D skills using clay. Understanding and creating prints. Understanding the regional and cultural use of organic form for pattern making.
Content Investigating the process of accurate observation. Sampling a wide range of wet and dry media. Exploring the qualities of clay and its processes. Observing and recording man made and organic surfaces and texture form the urban environment. Translating 2D images to relief surfaces. Exploring regional and European patternmaking. Mathematical and creative pattern making. Experiencing linoprinting and collography.

 

Y8Term 1Term 2Term 3
Title Personal Collections Vessels Self Image
Focus Observational skills, formal elements and use of media. Ceramics. 3D skills using clay. Life drawing. Digital media skills.
Content Embedding the process of accurate observation. Revisiting a wide range of wet and dry media. Researching cultural and decorative use of vessels. Construction and decorative techniques used for ceramics. Learning the conventions of figure drawing using measuring exercises. Exploring their individual characteristics and selecting appropriate media.

Y9 Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Title Personal Collections Identity GCSE based unit.
Focus Observational skills, formal elements and use of media. Potraiture. The use of symbolism in representational art. Digital media skills Independent learning.
Content Embedding the process of accurate observation. Refining use of wet and dry media. Researching the use of portraiture. Creating an individual representation of a chosen person. Students guided and supported in the use of their strengths. Complete a body of work following the exam objectives for GCSE Fine Art.