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KS3 Art

pink floral acrylic greenworms






Key Stage 3: Course content

The aim of the course at KS3 is to help students to develop a passion for exploring, experimenting and creating artworks, as well as preparing them for GCSE Art.

Art in years 7, 8 and 9 will include a selection of the following projects;

Please see the curriculum information for each Year Group below:
Year 7 Art Curriculum
Year 8 Art Curriculum
Year 9 Art Curriculum

In Art and Design, students acquire skills to:

Sketch Books
Students are expected to use a sketch book for recording, exploring and storing visual and other information. It will be used as an ongoing record of their learning and achievement.

At KS3 there is an assessment at the end of each project where targets will be set and national curriculum levels given.

The Art department is registered with Nsead which informs our school of interesting and current development in art education.