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Year 7 Art

Pupils in this year group will be taught three main themes:

Natural Forms:

  • Record observations of natural objects
  • Study the paintings and prints of Angie Lewin
  • Develop proficiency in using print techniques

Recording Bedford

  • Develop their research skills
  • Explore and record their ideas
  • Develop proficiency in drawing
  • Develop proficiency in using ceramics

People in Action:

  • Understand the proportion of the human figure
  • Study the paintings of Henri Matisse
  • Develop proficiency in using paint

Pupils who meet age related expectations will be able to demonstrate the following (in relation to each topic):

  • They can use a range of techniques to record their observations in sketchbooks, journal and other media as a basis for exploring their ideas
  • They can use a range of techniques and media, including painting
  • They show increased proficiency in handling different materials
  • They can analyse and evaluate their own work and that of others.
  • They are developing an understanding of the history of art, craft, design and architecture.