Year 8 / ks3

Art

Little Lever Art department is committed to providing a curriculum that is broad, balanced, challenging and encourages a love of learning. We like to offer a curriculum that all pupils can access so that they can achieve what they never thought they could.

We are an inclusive department and value the contribution that creative and practical learning supports a child’s development with the other subjects.

Art is subject to an ongoing and rigorous review process, using our analysis of data to ensure that the curriculum is effective in meeting the needs of all students.

We hope that our curriculum provides pupils with the opportunities to be independent, creative and explorative practitioners. Pupils will develop an understanding of how Art and Design practices influence our everyday lives through the study of contextual knowledge and skills based activities. We develop student’s abilities foremost in the areas of drawing, both observational and imaginative.

Pupils are taught in ability groups in y8. Pupils will increase their skills taught in Year 7. Drawing and painting skills will be developed more and pupils will experience a wider variety of media to complete work. Topics covered will be Portraiture and Lettering.

Homework tasks will contribute to their personal journey and play an integral part in their class work development, again some Homework’s will be linked to the Art Timeline.

The option process takes place during Y8.  During this time pupils will have the opportunity to gain a greater insight into what Art has to offer.

We offer three subjects within Art, they are Art and Design, Photography and Fashion/ Textiles.