Curriculum: 6th Form

6th Form Curriculum Guide - Year 12 Textiles (Art)
Term 1Skills project_T1  
COMPONENT ONE Introductory Skills project In term 1, students will experience foundation style learning through skills workshops. They will use their summer holiday homework as inspiration for samples & a mixed media canvas. Students will: -experiment with drawing and painting -produce a large close up collage/ painting of a flower -experiment with a wide range of decorative techniques -produce ideas sheets for a mixed media canvas -explore a broad range of materials -create a mixed media canvas
Assessment: Regular tutorials and evaluation of work so far Skills assessments focusing on A02 criteria Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Skills project_T2   
COMPONENT ONE Introductory Skills project In term 2, students will use one artist/ designer each for three different areas of Textiles: -soft furnishings for interiors -fashion/ fashion illustration -art textiles These will function as a starting point for three pieces of Textiles work in term 3. Students will: -learn about construction & patterns -learn about designing for interiors -research appropriate and relevant artists/ designers -work in the style of other artists/ designers -produce initial ideas and samples for Textiles work relating to each artist/ designer studied -refine ideas until a potentially successful final idea is obtained
Assessment: Regular tutorials and evaluation of work so far. Assessment focus: AO1, AO2, AO3 Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Skills project_T3  
COMPONENT ONE Introductory Skills project In term 3, students will combine learning from T1 & T2 to produce different types of Textiles work that reflect their research and artists/ designers studied. Students will: -make soft furnishing/s for interiors -make a garment -make a Textiles panel/ sculpture Deadline for proposal/s for personal investigation (used in Year 12 mock exam) – end of February half term
Assessment: Regular tutorials and evaluation of work so far Assessment focus: AO4 Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Mock project_T4  
COMPONENT ONE Mock project In Term 4, students begin their mock exam project based on their proposed personal investigation. Students will: -research appropriate artists/ designers/ sources of inspiration -use research to generate a range of initial ideas -produce three proposed final ideas -experiment with a wide range of relevant techniques -purposefully explore and test materials -produce a final idea -evaluate final idea and refine further -carry out extensive trials of all intended techniques/ processes Put personal investigation proposal into the form of an exam paper ready for Year 12 mock exam. Deadline 29th March
Assessment: Regular tutorials and evaluation of work so far Assessment focus: AO1, AO2, AO3 Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Mock project_T5  
COMPONENT ONE Mock project Term 5 focuses on mock exam preparation. Students will: -evaluate techniques used to identify the most potentially successful -refine final idea further -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: Regular tutorials and evaluation of work so far Assessment focus: AO3 Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Mock project_T6  
COMPONENT ONE Mock project Students produce a personal response final outcome in their 15 hour supervised mock exam that links to their personal investigation proposal. Students will: -produce Textiles work that links to personal investigation proposal -evaluate their personal response Textiles work -finalise personal investigation brief and write first draft over Summer holiday Y12 MOCK EXAM: 4th & 5th July
Assessment: Mock exam marked using AQA assessment objective criteria Assessment focus: AO4 See literacy co-ordinator before end of year to support with writing first draft of personal investigation (introduction and body text only) by September Key Words and Terms
 

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