Curriculum: Key Stage 4

KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 10 Textiles (Art)
Term 1Skills project_T1  
COMPONENT ONE Introductory skills project In term 1, students use their summer holiday homework as primary sources inspiration to produce a range of ideas for soft furnishings. They get the opportunity to experiment with a wide range of decorative techniques in ‘workshop style’ lessons and produce samples of these techniques Students will: -learn about soft furnishings for interiors and Textile design -produce a Textile designer artist study and analysis -produce samples of a wide range of decorative techniques -produce wallpaper pattern repeats -create a cushion and printed fabric/s and possibly other soft furnishings e.g. a lampshade
Assessment: Continuous verbal formative assessment Peer/ self-assessment ‘Glorious nature’ Textiles work assessed formally using AQA assessment objectives Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Skills project_T2  
COMPONENT ONE Introductory skills project This term, students produce observational drawings of flowers and fruit. They reproduce their own photos using different drawing media. This will be used as inspiration for fashion illustrations and to generate ideas for a bodice and samples. Students will: -produce a fashion designer study and analysis -learn about garment construction and pattern cutting -develop machine skills -work in pairs to produce a prototype of a bodice -produce a range of fashion illustrations -produce a decorated bodice inspired by the theme.
Assessment: Continuous verbal formative assessment Peer/ self-assessment ‘Glorious nature’ Textiles work assessed formally using AQA assessment objectives Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Under the sea_T3  
COMPONENT ONE Under the sea and on the seashore In term 3, students begin their mock exam project. Students produce Textiles work, relating to the theme, during their 10 hour mock exam in term 6. This term focuses on research; sources of inspiration and experimenting with materials and techniques. Students will: -create a secondary sources mini sketchbook -produce a Textiles artist study -produce a Textiles designer study -produce Fashion designer study -draw close-ups/ combinations of own photos -create mixed media work from close-ups of their own photos -produce experimental samples inspired by artists/ designers studied -reproduce secondary sources in different media -analyse the work of artists/ designers studied
Assessment: Continuous verbal formative assessment Peer/ self-assessment Assessment focus: AO1, AO2 Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Under the sea project_T4  
COMPONENT ONE Under the sea and on the seashore In term 4, students will use their research to generate a range of initial ideas. A selection of these will be developed until three will be chosen as proposed final ideas. Students will refine these ideas by producing experimental samples for each idea during ‘workshop style’ lessons. Students will: -produce a range of initial ideas -produce three proposed final ideas -experiment with materials and techniques that realise intentions -explore materials purposefully
Assessment: Continuous verbal formative assessment Peer/ self-assessment Assessment focus: AO2, AO3 Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Under the sea project_T5 
COMPONENT ONE Under the sea and on the seashore This term focuses on exam preparation. After selecting the most suitable proposed final idea, students produce a final idea. Students then refine this idea further by re-working parts of it and trying out all possible options. Students will: -produce a final idea -evaluate final idea and refine further by changing/ improving parts/ all -produce trials of all intended techniques/ processes -show the different stages of making using photographs of techniques trials -time different stages of making -write a ‘plan for making’ -write a materials list for the exam
Assessment: Continuous verbal formative assessment Peer/ self-assessment Assessment focus: AO3, AO4 Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Under the sea project_T6  
COMPONENT ONE Under the sea and on the seashore In term 6, students present their personal response final outcome during their supervised 10 hour mock exam. After the exam students will write an evaluation of the work produced in the mock exam. During the rest of term 6, students will ensure all work is complete, annotated and presented clearly. Students should add ‘personal gift tags’ to show the journey from starting point to final outcome. Students will: -produce a personal response final outcome that realises their intentions -produce a detailed evaluation of final outcome -make sure all work is annotated clearly and presented well -mount and label loose work -add ‘personal gift tags’ to evidence their ‘journey’. YEAR 10 MOCK EXAM: 1st and 2nd July
Assessment: ‘Under the sea and on the seashore’ mock exam Textiles work assessed formally using all assessment objective criteria Assessment focus: AO3, AO4 Key Words and Terms
 

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