South Shields School

Expressive Art & Design

Subject Content Covered

Year 7


Art

Term 1

  • Formal Elements
  • Line Drawings
  • Tone/Colour
  • Still life study

Term 2

  • Illustration
  • Composition
  • Scale drawings
  • Use of colour

Term 3

  • Portraiture
  • Proportion
  • Front/Side profiles

 

Graphics

Term 1

  • Formal Elements
  • Design considerations – an introduction

Term 2

  • Materials and components – an introduction

Term 3

  • Producing – an introduction

 

Music

Term 1

  • Introduction to Music
  • Keyboard skills, notation and staff, treble clef and bass clef.
  • Pitch and Rhythm exploration.

Term 2

  • Elements of Music
  • Listening skills

Term 3

  • Programme Music
  • Composition skills.

Year 8


Art

Term 1

  • Human Form
  • Body proportion
  • Drawing sections of body in detail

Term 2

  • Idiom Art
  • Research Tasks
  • Illustration of an idiom

Term 3

  • Portraiture
  • Portraits in proportion
  • Artist experimentation.

 

Graphics

Term 1

  • Formal Elements
  • Design considerations

Term 2

  • Materials and components

Term 3

  • Producing

 

Music

Term 1

  • Vocal work, singing, choral performance.
  • Acapella

Term 2

  • How to create music. Composition skills.
  • Arrangements of music.

Term 3

  • Performance skills further explored.
  • Ukulele performance.
  • Basic chord and note performing skills.

Year 9


Art

Term 1

  • Human Form
  • Body proportion
  • Drawing sections of body in detail
  • Pencil/paint control
  • Surrealism
  • Rene Magritte

Term 2

  • Idiom Art
  • Research Tasks
  • Illustration of an idiom
  • Pencil studies
  • Paint control
  • Use of presentation

Term 3

  • Portraiture
  • Portraits in proportion
  • Artist experimentation.
  • Portraits with mirrors
  • Codes and conventions
  • Pablo Picasso

 

Graphics

Term 1

  • Formal Elements
  • Design considerations

Term 2

  • Materials and components

Term 3

  • Producing

 

Music

Term 1

  • Listening skills
  • Film music

Term 2

  • Composition and performance skills explored further.
  • Blues music

Term 3

  • Composition and performance skills explored further.
  • Band music.

Year 10


Drama – Welsh Board

Term 1

  • Unit One
  • The History of Theatre
  • Theatre Practitioner Study, Stanislavsky, Brecht, Artaud.

Term 2

  • Devising Unit
  • Acting techniques, strategies to be the best performer.

Term 3

  • Performance from text from either of the following set text books;
  • Burning Monkey by Sera Moore Williams
  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  • Our Town by Thornton Wilder
  • Face (The Play) by Benjamin Zephaniah and Richard Conlon
  • Confusions by Alan Ayckbourn)

 

Art (Fine Art) – Welsh Board

Term 1

  • Introduction to identity Unit.
  • Facial features
  • Colour and Tone
  • Artist Research
  • Observational drawings
  • Poly printing

Term 2

  • Obsession unit
  • Select an obsession
  • Artist research
  • Observational drawings
  • Development of ideas
  • Experimentation

Term 3

  • Mock examination.
  • Students will follow assessment objectives to produce a project based on chosen theme.

 

Art (Photography) – Welsh Board

Term 1

  • The history of photography
  • Getting to know the camera
  • Photography techniques
  • Photoshop skills workshops
  • Introduction to coursework

Term 2

  • Mind maps and mood boards
  • Introduction to artists and movements: Surrealism and the work of Erik Johansson
  • Artist research and analysis – Focusing on the work of Ansel Adams, Lex Wilson, Charlie Waite, Carl Rubinho and Theresa Elvin
  • Photoshop skills workshops

Term 3

  • Photoshop skills workshops
  • Advanced photography techniques focusing on shutter speed and aperture control
  • Development of portfolio of work (Coursework)
  • Mini-mock exam

 

Catering – AQA Board

Term 1

  • An introduction to food hygiene
  • An introduction to health and safety
  • Cooking using basic skills

Term 2

  • Introduction to styles of food service providers
  • Introduction to Afternoon tea, Fork Buffet, bar Snacks and Rich yeast mixtures
  • Menu planning
  • Writing menus

Term 3

  • Cooking a simple two course meal.
  • Preparation for practical assessment, planning, time plan, evaluation.

 

Music – AQA Board

  • Composition introduction GCSE
  • Listening skills introduction GCSE
  • Performance Individual/group GCSE

Year 11


Drama – Welsh Board

Term 1

  • Unit One
  • Continued Theatre Practitioner Study, Stanislavsky, Brecht, Artaud.
  • Finalised Devising Unit

Term 2

  • Devising Unit
  • Acting techniques, strategies to be the best performer.

Term 3

  • Final Performance from text from either of the following set text books;
  • Burning Monkey by Sera Moore Williams
  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  • Our Town by Thornton Wilder
  • Face (The Play) by Benjamin Zephaniah and Richard Conlon
  • Confusions by Alan Ayckbourn)

 

Art (Fine Art) – Welsh Board

Term 1

  • Introduction to identity Unit.
  • Facial features
  • Colour and Tone
  • Artist Research
  • Observational drawings
  • Poly printing

Term 2

  • Obsession unit
  • Select an obsession
  • Artist research
  • Observational drawings
  • Development of ideas
  • Experimentation

Term 3

  • Actual examination.
  • Students will follow assessment objectives to produce a project based on chosen theme.
  • Assessment objectives are development, experimentation, recording and presentation.

 

Art (Photography) – Welsh Board

Term 1

  • Photoshop development workshops recap
  • Advanced photography techniques revisited
  • Coursework development
  • Photoshoots

Term 2

  • Introduction to externally set task
  • Preparation work for exam
  • Exam

Term 3

  • Completion of coursework.

 

Catering – AQA Board

Term 1

  • Hot and cold products
  • Healthy eating recipes
  • Preparation for meals for specific groups, vegetarian, vegan, children and elderly.
  • Introduction to food intolerance and allergies.

Term 2

  • Preparation for task two, more advanced cooking.
  • Kitchen design and equipment
  • Environmental considerations.

Term 3

  • The catering industry, the jobs available.
  • Current legislation
  • Completion of outstanding theory work.
  • Preparation for examination.

 

Music – AQA Board

  • Composition Skills completion
  • Listening skills completion
  • Performance Individual/group skills completion
  • Examination preparation

 

Graphics – AQA Board

Term 1

  • Design and making, practice. – Completion of product design and actual making of product using graphic based materials.
  • Understand the principles of form, function and fit for purpose.
  • Develop and use design briefs.
  • Understand quality control procedures.
  • Test and evaluate final designs so fit for purpose.

Term 2

  • Understand and consider the environmental impact on product design.
  • Understand Health and Safety within this industry.
  • Critically reflect and evaluate designs of others.

Term 3

  • Exam preparation, written paper.

 

Health and Social Care – AQA Board

Term 1

  • Unit two – Controlled Assessment,
  • Health, Social Care and Early Years Provision.
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, P.I.E.S.
  • Client Profile, barriers to care industry, care service providers, physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs of clients.
  • Care worker study.

Term 2

  • Unit One – Understanding Personal development and Relationships.
  • Stages of human growth
  • Factors that can influence human growth
  • Personal relationships
  • Major life changes and how to deal with them

Term 3

  • Examination preparation.
  • Theory completion and analysis.