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What will my child learn in year 7?

Term 1

Year 7: Bottles (about 9 lessons)

  • Learning observational drawing skills
  • Learning how to use 2D media such as oil, chalk pastels and printmaking
  • Introduction of key words and relevant artists work
Term 2

Year 7: Space and Rocket (About 8 lessons)

  • Learning and improving observation drawing skills
  • Learning and improving how to use oil and chalk pastels
  • Learning how to use clay

To learn about Peter Thorpe’s work and to be inspired by his style.

Term 3

Year 7: Space and Rocket (About 8 lessons)

  • Learning and improving observation drawing skills
  • Learning and improving how to use oil and chalk pastels
  • Learning how to use clay

To learn about Peter Thorpe’s work and to be inspired by his style.

Term 4

Year 7: Aboriginal Art (Start beginning of March , about 10 lessons)

  • Learning / improving drawing skills.
  • To use a range of techniques to record ideas, experimenting with colour & mark making.
  • To learn about Aboriginal Art and respond to it creatively.
Term 5

Year 7: Aboriginal Art (About 12 lessons)

  • Learning / improving drawing and painting skills
  • To use a range of techniques to record ideas, experimenting with colour and mark making encouraging creativity

To learn about Aboriginal Art and respond to it creatively.

Term 6

Year 7: Urban Landscape (About 8 lessons)

  • To develop and show through drawing an understanding of shape and proportion
  • To experiment with mark making using dry media

To compare and contrast art work and styles of relevant artists.