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Art & Design

 

Full Subject Title

 

 ART & DESIGN

Subject at Harris Academy Bromley:

 

The Art Department strives to offer students a well rounded Art education which both supports the acquisition of traditional skills such as drawing and painting as well as creative risk taking experimenting with processes such as: printing, sculpture, photography and even face-paint. From Year 7 and 8, students begin to learn about a range of artists and designers using research to inform analysis: learning to understand visual language, something which is increasingly important in a world dominated by images.

This practice is developed further into GCSE, as studying the work of other artists becomes part of the course criteria. GCSE students take part in gallery visits or masterclass workshops during years 10 and 11 to deepen their understanding of the professional art world.

At A Level students can study both Art and Design and Photography, practicing a range of processes from oil painting and mixed media to light painting and fast shutter splash photography. Students choose their own pathway and specialisms during these years developing their own practice.

Exam Board (if applicable)

 

Edexcel at GCSE and A Level

Syllabus/Specification Number (if applicable)

 

 

Text books/reference/useful resources:

Key Stage 3

Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists: 52 Creative Exercises to Make Drawing FunC. -  Sonheim200

Projects to Strengthen Your Art Skills V. -  Colston

GCSE

The 20th Century Art Book (Phaidon)Fundamentals of Drawing - B. Barber

Sixth Form

The Art of Urban Sketching: Drawing On Location Around The World - G. Campanario

Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs - H. Caroll

Black Artists in British Art: A History from 1950 to the Present - E. Chambers

Art That Changed the World -  (DK Publishing)

 

  • It would be greatly beneficial for students to visit Art Galleries and Museums to see Art work from Primary sources. The galleries listed all have regular free exhibitions: The Tate; The Tate Modern; The Saachi Gallery; The British Museum; The SLG; The October Gallery; The National Gallery; The Portrait Gallery: The ICA

 

Please note for a more detailed breakdown regarding subject content, you can access the Edexcel website via the below links:

Edexcel GCSE Art and Design

Edexcel A Level Art and Design

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Documents

Curriculum Overview - Art 11th Sep 2017 Download
Art Careers 28th Feb 2017 Download
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