Key Stage 3 Art

 

Pupils will be taught to develop their creativity and ideas, and increase proficiency in their execution. They should develop a critical understanding of artists, architects and designers, expressing reasoned judgements that can inform their own work. Pupils will

  • use a range of techniques to record their observations in sketchbooks, journals and other media as a basis for exploring their ideas
  • use a range of techniques and media, including painting
  • increase their proficiency in the handling of different materials
  • analyse and evaluate their own work, and that of others, in order to strengthen the visual impact or applications of their work
  • learn about the history of art, craft, design and architecture, including periods, styles and major movements from ancient times up to the present day