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14/11/17

Retweetd From Croydon Guardian

given 'outstanding' rating by Ofsted https://t.co/KSpt9tdVUn

14/11/17

Purley school given 'outstanding' rating by Ofsted https://t.co/HGTJ9ZEMTP

13/11/17

Following a 'no notice' Ofsted inspection in September, we "maintain the high standards" identified in our previous 'Outstanding' inspection! https://t.co/lzIeOHR6Rs

19/10/17

Our Sixth Form Open Evening starts at 5pm. Talks and tours will be available. We hope to see you there!

17/10/17

Our Sixth Form Open Evening is on Thursday. Students will finish at the end of Period 6 rather than Period 7 that day. Letters sent home.

13/10/17

Harris Academy Purley tops the performance table for pupil progress in Croydon! https://t.co/aoNsgevg5R

12/10/17

Retweetd From Harris Federation

New performance data puts as top performer in for pupil progress https://t.co/n9MWxLecOK

11/10/17

BBC News - ParentPay website unavailable for school meal payments https://t.co/L7hQ6uHUTl

06/10/17

The Iceland Trip has landed and is on it's way back to the Academy. ETA is 3.45pm.

06/10/17

The Iceland trip is all on board and ready to depart Keflavik Airport. However, we are slightly delayed & will update periodically. EZY8508.

05/10/17

Our final stop in - Gulfoss in all its glory... https://t.co/kgZFXaEDrs

05/10/17

An unforgettable experience at the Geysirs https://t.co/yc1BL4GzWq

05/10/17

Þingvellir National Park - waterfalls and tectonic plate movement https://t.co/M3owBv3pT9

05/10/17

Þingvellir National Park https://t.co/nm1pa1UEB3

05/10/17

Retweetd From Global Teacher Prize

On we're celebrating the amazing work teachers do every single day https://t.co/O6gbTASxzD

05/10/17

Geothermal Power https://t.co/VoBumyOEYt

05/10/17

First stop of day 3 in is Orka Natturunnar Geothermal Power Plant https://t.co/JpETNGFSAi

04/10/17

A glimpse of the northern lights from our hotel https://t.co/s8YxVdvT1o

Harris Academies
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Art OLD

Year 7

Autumn 1

Observational drawing and painting skills  

Students spend summer 1 learning how to paint and draw the eye in detail. Students will begin to look at different cultural patterns and will reflect on their own identity. They will develop their eye design by looking at the artist Florian Nicolle.

During the first two weeks of year 7, students will spend their lessons creating a self - portrait in the style of Julian Opie as a way of getting to know one another

  • Observational drawing
  • Understanding of colour theory
  • Quality of patterns drawn
  • Understanding of the artist Florian Nicolle

HOMEWORK

high-tech-working-youth

Autumn 2

Making & Evaluating  

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Students will draw and paint their eye onto their final piece. Students will collage cultural patterns that represent themselves into the iris. Students will learn about colour theory to make their design more eye-catching

  • Observational drawing
  • Understanding of colour theory
  • Quality of patterns drawn
  • Understanding of the artist Florian Nicolle

HOMEWORK

Spring 1

Design Development of Totem Pole  

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Students spend Spring 1 learning about Native American Indians and the significance of totem poles. They will design a segment of a totem pole that they will later make, to form part of a whole class totem. Students will base their totem design on an animal that represents their chosen person or career. 

  • Animal design in the style of Native American Indians.
  • Clarity and use of pattern 

HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 2

Making of totem pole in clay  

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Students will learn how to handle clay and how to sculpt and build with it. Students will sculpt their totem pole using the slab building technique. Students will carve and engrave patterns into their totem pole. All totems will be fired and painted.

Assessment Focus

  • Stability of free standing totem pole 
  • Accuracy of animal and pattern use

HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 1

Observational drawing and painting skills  

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Students spend Autumn 1 drawing and painting different animal features that they will use to create their mythological creature. Students will collage the head and bodies of different animals together to create their morphed animal. They develop the design for their animal by looking at Greek mythology and at the contemporary artist David Chan.

Assessment Focus

  • Observational drawing of an animal’s head and body
  • Artist understanding of David Chan
  • Understanding of collage technique and precision of collaged animal

HOMEWORK & WORKSHEET

 

 

Summer 2

Observational drawing and painting skills

Students will pretend they are space explorers and will design and draw a science fiction building within space for their animal to live in. Students learn how to use different media to create a space scene sky to complete their animal background.

Assessment Focus

  • Handling of different media
  • Quality of background

 

Year 8

Autumn 1

CLAY FISH DESIGNS

Students will spend Autumn 1 studying different fish and sea life. They will design a clay fish in the style of Paul Klee. Students will learn how to add pattern and texture into their work

  • Observational drawing of fish 
  • Ability to design a 3d sculpture on paper
  • Understanding of Paul Klee’s work

HOMEWORK


Autumn 2

MAKING CLAY FISH

Students will learn how to make a clay fish using the coil and slab building technique. Students will learn how to use clay to sculpt their design and how to use different clay techniques to embellish their fish. All work will be fired and painted.

  • Stability of clay fish vessel
  • Use of pattern and texture

HOMEWORK


Spring 1

LEONARDO DA VINCI

Students will spend Spring 1 learning about Leonardo Da Vinci – the artist and inventor. They will make hand drawings from observation

  • Observational drawings of hands
  • Understanding of Leonardo Da Vinci’s work

Spring 2

LEONARDO DA VINCI CONTINUED

Students will consider how Leonardo – if alive today would probably be ‘ahead of the game’ and be investigating artificial intelligence. Students will combine patterns found in microchips into areas of a hand drawing as if skin peeled back – ‘terminator’ style.

  • Observational drawing of final outcome
  • Use of pattern and tone in final piece

Year 9

Autumn 1

Year 10

Autumn 1

Research and development for final piece

Year 11

Autumn 1

💾  DRAWING AND PAINTING

Students will spend Autumn 1 learning about Analytical Cubism. Students will make drawings of instruments in different media and use these to create an A2 Cubist painting.

Assessment Focus

  • Understanding of Analytical Cubism (A01)
  • Confidence in handling a range of media (A02)
  • Ability to add tone and detail to instruments (A03)
  • How well students interpret the Analytical Cubist style in their painting (A04)

💾  HOMEWORK

 

 

Autumn 2

💾  DRAWING AND PAINTING

Students will spend Autumn 2 looking at Synthetic Cubism. They will complete an A2 collage in the style of Synthetic Cubism. 

Assessment Focus

  • Understanding of Synthetic Cubism (A01)
  • Confidence in handling a range of media (A02)
  • Ability to add tone and detail to instruments (A03)
  • Precision of collage (A04)
  • How well students interpret  the Synthetic Cubist style into their collage (A04)

💾  HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 1

Exam Prep and Exam

Students will spend the first 8 weeks of Spring 1 preparing for their exam. Students will be given an exam theme set by the exam board. They will need to submit and complete an A4 sketchbook that documents the design process, material testing and artist references.

Assessment Focus

  • Confidence in handling a range of media (A02)
  • Understanding of artists (A01)
  • Design development (A02)
  • Observational drawing (A03)

💾  HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 2

Examination

Students will sit their 10 hour art exam. The exam piece and sketchbook/all preparatory work counts for 40% of their final mark.

Assessment Focus

  • Exam outcome (A04)
  • Sketchbook (A01,A02, A03)

💾  HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 1

End of course with a transitioning period to A-Levels.

💾   HOMEWORK

Year 12

Autumn 1

Research and Design Development

 

Books and Resources

Year 7

The Whole Story by Stephen Farthing

Year 8

The Whole Story by Stephen Farthing

Year 9

The Whole Story by Stephen Farthing

Year 10

www.eduquas.co.uk

Year 11

www.eduquas.co.uk

Year 12

Advanced Art and Design textbook (for AS and A Level) by Bob White 2006

Year 13

Advanced Art and Design textbook (for AS and A Level) by Bob White 2006