ART

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Years 5 and 6

Students are exposed to a broad range of media with a focus on developing imaginative and expressive responses to subject matter. Integral to this is the development of skills using a variety of media to create specific effects. The study of art and culture links to a developing understanding of artistic styles and practices.

Year 7

Students are introduced to the formal art elements and ways to integrate the design process in the creating and making of art. Using a variety of media, students are exposed to a diverse range of techniques and develop a folio of 2D and 3D work in response to specific subject matter. An integrated appreciation programme enhances understanding of artistic styles and practices. 

ASSESSMENT
1. Folio (70%)
2. Visual Diary (30%)

Year 8

Students continue to extend their understanding of the design process and ways to creatively generate and manipulate image to create specific effects. Observation skills are extended and students are encouraged to advance the visual communication of their ideas through the generation of personal concepts and the refinement of visual and technical skills using a range of media. An integrated appreciation programme enhances understanding of artistic styles and practices.

ASSESSMENT
1. Folio (70%)
2. Visual Diary (30%)