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20/01/21

Anna's beautiful acrylic painting showing ability to skillfully blend colour. https://t.co/2RROQtl70O

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19/01/21

Retweetd From Friends of Twickenham Green

A cold wet pandemic day (13/01) in Twickenham, something good to report; young saplings being planted on Twickenham Green! We had originally intended to have our own volunteers assist the contractors, current restrictions, understandably ruled this out. https://t.co/TEUPZXeVy9

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19/01/21

GCSE work looking at natural forms and inspired by the artist Georgia O'Keeffe. A great example of beautiful details and harmonizing colours. https://t.co/xGmyVyMYw3

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18/01/21

Year 11 Art students took part in sculptural experimentation last week using ice and flowers before photographing them. https://t.co/DNvkRw4g2P

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18/01/21

Retweetd From Hampton School

Wise words on coping strategies during lockdown from a Hampton mum and counsellor. https://t.co/DXilTxCfl2

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18/01/21

Retweetd From Richmond Rugby

Huge thank you to everyone who donated laptops and tablets today, we collected more than 165 devices! The tech will now be professionally wiped clean and updated by before being donated to local children and their families! 💛❤️🖤 https://t.co/xlmpgysER0

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18/01/21

Retweetd From Assal Ruse

Our chickens did it! There is always hope. https://t.co/oLkoiGrqgp

18/01/21

Recent alumni Monique Smith is now studying and has just completed Grade 7 Clarinet. With Oxbridge aspirations Monique continues to build her own success story &talented

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11/01/21

Retweetd From Caterham High School 🌈

Did you know? Remote learning via Microsoft Teams can be accessed with PlayStation and Xbox consoles. https://t.co/NalTW4M4n3

08/01/21

Our school logo, The Swift .

08/01/21

Our series continues with Hannah McLelland who went to . Since graduating she has become founder, director and performer of BearFoot Theatre Company. Performing original work at Camden Fringe Fest and filming adverts for Brighton University amongst others.

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08/01/21

Retweetd From Hampton Art

First year lino prints from last term-we looked at the prints of Dan Baldwin and read ‘Swifts’ by Ted Hughes, “They’ve made it again, Which means the globe’s still working, Creation’s Still waking refreshed,our summer’s still all to come” https://t.co/rqkrOzegoq

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08/01/21

Retweetd From Department for Education

We have announced the next steps on alternative arrangements for GCSE, AS and A level exams. We will put our trust in teachers, not algorithms. https://t.co/w8YuhGaXV5

08/01/21

Retweetd From SailingAway

If as a parent you are happy with what your child/ren’s school is providing for remote learning, you could always let Ofsted know. Email: enquiries.gov.uk Twitter:

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07/01/21

Retweetd From Safer Schools

We've created loads of FREE resources and videos to help you engage with children and young people in the classroom - check out our here (Licence Key: EDU-SAF-SCH-TH) 👉 https://t.co/36HKhKeKuC https://t.co/Qlf44Dd0op

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07/01/21

What a team! Our new testing centre ran like clockwork. All tests were valid and negative! https://t.co/XvMRvN2xrA

04/01/21

If you are available to help with the COVID testing of our students please email the school. All volunteers welcome.

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22/12/20

Retweetd From Assal Ruse

Christmas is about caring and giving. Thank you Tash and all the amazing team who have made these gifts possible https://t.co/KYg0Yq9PGJ

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22/12/20

Retweetd From Assal Ruse

Our Chickens have flourished since arriving at TS. Thanks to caring staff and students. https://t.co/aAY6yllXvn

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22/12/20

TS is proud to be affiliated with and supporting the hugely important . We're ending the year the same way we will take on 2021; with community spirit.  #merry Christmas https://t.co/zKQ8HWlfoY

Art & Design

Intent:

“The Study of Art is the study of history, culture and creativity in all forms.

Key Stage 3; Visual Art

Students in Year 7 are taught a wide range of techniques such as drawing, incorporating tone, texture and form and a range of materials to explore these techniques. They explore sculpture, painting, and printmaking amongst other mediums with drawing as a fundamental. Students explore and learn to emulate varied cultural significant artists from different periods in art history and styles.

Year 8 students are encouraged to interpret artistic styles that explore wide reaching contexts and contrast one another. Topics extend to portraiture, sculpture, colour theory and mood and basic photographic techniques and urban graffiti. The fundamentals of Year 7 are incorporated in each topic and style.

Students in Year 9 explore their place in the world and how they interact in society delving into social issues and continue to expand their skill base whilst looking at historical and contemporary artists, which will guide them into GCSE Art and Design.

Key Stage 4; Fine Art & Photography

Students explore, develop and create two personal sketchbooks based on two contrasting topics. Students develop an appreciation of the artistic process by researching artists, styles and materials and, from this theoretical and practical process, develop techniques to excel in. A final project piece is completed to an external brief showcasing the interpretive and technical skill of each student. Coursework equates to 60% of the final grade and the exam component equates to 40%. The course is structured to facilitate explorations and outcomes to support the final personal choice exam style.

Students embarking on the GCSE Photography strand develop and explore a range of photographic media, techniques and processes. Developing an awareness of both traditional and new technologies,

they explore relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to a range of art, craft and design from the past and recent times, including European and non-European examples. This is integral to the investigating and making processes, which follows the same structure as the above.

Specification:

Students studying GCSE Art and Design follow the AQA specification found here; GCSE Art and Design Specification Specification for first teaching in 2016 (aqa.org.uk)

Curriculum Sequence

Implementation:

Year

    Autumn 1

    Autumn 2

    Spring 1 & 2

    Summer 1 & 2

7

Line and pattern

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artists; watercolours, Van Gogh

 Shape and colour

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artists: Japanese Notan, Mark Rothko, collage, abstract art. positive and negative space

  Form and  space

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artists: perspective, realism, form and shape

  Still life and portraiture

Introduction to still life, observational drawing and portraiture

Look in to symbolism of still; life; meanings and messages in art

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artists: perspective , realism, form and shape

8

African art

Intro to types of African art. Focus on Ghanaian art: patterns, adinkra symbols, poly tile prints, African style painting and mask making

Pop art

Introduction to pop art and pioneers. Comic art, Lino prints, collage and mixed media; Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein

Surrealism

Introduction to surrealism and how it is used in art and wider society

Focus on drawing and collage moving towards Photoshop and digital art

9

Realism to abstraction

Introduction to types of abstract art, cubism and abstract expressionism.

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artists; Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Wassily Kandinsky

3D and perspective

Introduction to 1, 2 and 3 point perspective

Look at how to use 3D techniques can be applied and used within the world of art, from architecture and illustration to graffiti and graphic design

Identity

Introduction to identity and elements of art that relate to expression and mental health

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artists

 

Key Stage 4; Fine Art & Photography

Specification:

Students studying GCSE Art and Design follow the AQA specification found here; GCSE Art and Design Specification Specification for first teaching in 2016 (aqa.org.uk)

Students explore, develop and create two personal sketchbooks based on two contrasting topics. Students develop an appreciation of the artistic process by researching artists, styles and materials and, from this theoretical and practical process, develop techniques to excel in. A final project piece is completed to an external brief showcasing the interpretive and technical skill of each student. Coursework equates to 60% of the final grade and the exam component equates to 40%. The course is structured to facilitate explorations and outcomes to support the final personal choice exam style.

Students embarking on the GCSE Photography strand develop and explore a range of photographic media, techniques and processes. Developing an awareness of both traditional and new technologies,

they explore relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to a range of art, craft and design from the past and recent times, including European and non-European examples. This is integral to the investigating and making processes, which follows the same structure as the above.

Curriculum Sequence

Implementation:

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

10

Growth and decay

Introduction to art GCSE. Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artist.

Development of projects structure and course development.

Exploration of professional work by Georgia O'Keeffe, Roa, Billy Kidd, Irina Vinnik

Coursework portfolio 1

Surfaces

Continue to develop projects structure and course understanding.

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artist.

 

Coursework portfolio 2

Mock project

Working to a brief to create a final, large scale piece of art

Course work and final piece

11

Recovery period

Course work refinements

Art exam

Coursework refinements and final piece