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Art & Design

For more information on the Art & Design Department please see our school prospectus.

Year 5

Autumn Term

Aboriginal Art

Suggested areas for further investigation:
Masks
Patterns
Symbols
Dot Work
Animals
 

Spring Term

Funky Fish

Suggested areas for further investigation:
Anatomy of marine life
underwater photography
Biological drawings
Lifecycles
Natural History Museum
Aquariums

Summer Term

Landscape Studies

Suggested areas for further investigation:
The National Gallery
Tate Britain
Tate Modern
Local environment
Cecil Higgins Galley
Natural textures
Natural structures
Flora
Fauna

 

Year 6

Autumn Term

Gustav Klimt

Suggested areas for further investigation:
Symbols
Patterns
Earth Colours
Swirls
Portrait 
Mozaic

Spring Term

Clay 'Crazy' Shoes

Suggested areas for further investigation:
Designer Vivienne Westwood
Shoes through the ages
Sculpture
Shoe shops
Areas of personal interest/hobbies

Summer Term

Op Art Printing

Suggested areas for further investigation:
Markings of wild beasts
Artist Bridget Riley
Artist Victor Varsarley
Patterns
Magic Eye art
Contrast
Black & White images

 

Year 7

Autumn & Spring Terms

Tea Light Holders

Suggested areas for further investigation:
Architect Antoni Gaudi
Reptiles
Natural Textures
Natural Patterns
Clay
Spain
Barcelona
Natural objects

Spring & Summer Terms

Pop Art

Suggested areas for further investigation:
Artist Andy Warhol
Artist Roy Lichtenstein
Packaging design
Product branding
Printing
Typography
Advertising

 
 

Year 8

Autumn & Spring Terms

Grotesques

Suggested areas for further investigation:
Gargoyles
Grotesques
Green Men
Illustrator Brian Froud
The Labyrinth
Lord of the Rings
The Spiderwick Chronicles
Churches

Spring & Summer Terms

Japanese Art

Suggested areas for further investigation:
Artist Hokusai
Artist Hiroshige
Anime and Manga
Woodblock print making
Landscapes
Japanese caligraphy