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Creative Media

 

 

Programme of Study

Art and Design – Programme of Study

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

The art of drawing – gaining an understanding of line, tone and texture

Collage

3D Construction

 

 

Seascape paintings – Using the landscapes around us

Mexican Day of the Dead festival

Cushion designs

Introduction to GCSE Art & Design/ Photography/ Graphic Communication/Textile Design

GCSE Unit 1 Portfolio of Practical Work

Students build up a portfolio demonstrating the development, experimentation, recording and presentation of their ideas.

GCSE Unit 1 – Production of final piece

GCSE Unit 2 – Externally set task

Students choose a task from a limited range.

Preparation work and final piece.

Key Stage 5

Year 12

Year 13

AS Level Art & Design/ Photography/ Graphic Communication/ Textile Design

Externally Set Task

The early release paper will be issued on 1 January and will provide a number of themes, each with a range of written and visual starting points, briefs and stimuli. From these, one must be selected, upon which to base a response.

 

A Level Art & Design/ Photography/ Graphic Communication/ Textile Design

Personal Investigation

Candidates should produce two elements:

1. A portfolio of practical work showing a personal response to either a starting point, brief, scenario, or stimulus

2. A related study of continuous prose with a guided minimum of 1,000 words

Externally Set Task

The early release paper will be issued on 1 February and will provide a number of themes, each with a range of written and visual starting points, briefs and stimuli.  From these, one must be selected, upon which to base a response.

 

 

Music – Programme of Study

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

Keyboard skills

Elements of music

Singing & vocal technique

World music including Caribbean, West Africa and Brazil

Composition for effect

 

Blues song writing with keyboard & guitar

Group performances with keyboard, guitar, vocals & percussion

Composing a popular song

Solo performance skills

Ensemble performance skills

Film music

Conventions of pop music

Solo composition

The concerto through time

Composition

Creative task

Listening test

 

Design and Technology – Programme of Study

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

Sweet Dispenser – Resistant Materials

 

Ear Wrap – Design and Resistant Materials

USB Mood Light - Electronics

 

Pine Box – Resistant Materials

Toothbrush Timer – Electronics

Christmas Decoration – Textiles

Key Ring – Pewter Casting

USB Stick – Design

 

 

AQA GCSE Resistant Materials Controlled Assessment Portfolio

Exam Preparation

 

Further information about the programmes of study for Creative Media can be obtained from the Faculty Leader, Mr G. Hardman.