Creativity

Art

  • Still Life – Look Think Draw (line)
  • Still Life – Look Think Draw (Tone)
  • Colour Theory
  • Abstract Painting
  • Mixed Media Illustration
  • Aboriginal Art – Printing
  • African Textiles – Printing
  • Chinese Painting
  • African Masks (3D)
  • Animation (3D)
  • Hartlepool Past and Present (3D)
    • Extended Project based on Portraits.

    Students will work on a range of drawings of faces and features, study other artists’ portrait work, and develop their own work culminating in a clay sculpture

  • Start of Extended Project for Unit 1
  • Drawing around a Theme (Natural and Man Made Forms / Me and My World)
  • Experimenting with a range of processes and techniques including digital and photography
  • Studying the Work of Other Artists
  • Clay Hand Building Techniques
  • Exam Preparation for end of Y10
  • Final 3D Piece
  • Forecast Exam Preparation begins September.
  • Students will be working around a personal theme and will produce a range of work in sketchbooks around this theme using a wide range of materials and media relevant to their own work. This will culminate into a Final Piece of Artwork produced during a forecast exam in November, using their chosen media.
  • November – December Unit 1- completion of Extended Project
  • January Preparation for Unit 2 begins (“Final Exam”)
  • Students will be working around a personal theme developed from the examination paper. They will produce a range of work in sketchbooks around this theme using a wide range of materials and media relevant to their own work.
  • This will culminate into a Final Piece of Artwork produced during a practical exam in March, using their chosen media.

Music

  • The Elements of Music
  • Rhythm & Pitch
  • Orchestra
  • Carnival of the Animals
  • African Music
  • Stomp
  • Blues
  • 4 Chords
  • Chinese Music
  • Space Music
  • Music for Advertising
  • Film Music Motif
  • Film Music Keyboard Skills
  • Reggae
  • Song Writing Riffs
  • Battle of the Bands
  • Introduction to GCSE Music
  • Set Works – Brandenburg and Killer Queen
  • Set Works – Star Wars and Samba El Preludio Ensemble Performance
  • Set Study – Pathetique Sonata
  • Introduction to Free Composition and Ensemble Performance
  • Set Study – Defying Gravity
  • Exam Prep
  • Free Composition and Solo Performance
  • Revisions of Set Works
  • Solo Performance Forecast Exam
  • Composition to a Brief
  • Ensemble Performance

Drama

  • Introduction to Drama Techniques
  • Storytelling and Pantomime
  • WW2 through Evacuation and Ann Frank
  • Shakespeare
  • Tusk Tusk
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Script Work
  • 7 Deadly Sins
  • Bugsy Malone
  • Titanic
  • Old Age
  • Knife Crime
  • Holidays/Survivor
  • Theatre in Education
  • 911
  • Blood Brothers
  • Physical Theatre and Brecht
  • Stanislavski
  • Devised Theatre
  • C1 Exam and Portfolio
  • An Inspector Calls and C3 Preparation
  • Text in Practice and C3 Written Exam Preparation
  • Text in Practice and C2 Performance exam
  • C2 Practical Exam and C3 Written Exam Practice
  • C3 Exam Practice

GCSE Photography

  • Favourite Things
  • Portrait
  • Movement
  • Sense of Place
  • Weird and Wonderful
  • Forecast Exam Preparation begins September. Students will be working around a personal theme. They will produce a range of work reinforcing exam process.
  • Further development of Photoshop skills.
  • Further development of Sketchbook Skills
  • Forecast Exam in November
  • November – December coursework completion.
  • January Preparation for Unit 2 begins (“Final Exam”)
  • Students will be working around a personal theme developed from the examination paper. They will produce a project of work around this theme with a Practical Exam in March.

BTEC Music

  • Introduction to Music Practice (Component 1)
  • Basic Music Theory and Music History
  • Exploring musical products, styles and genres
  • Assignment 1 Exploring Techniques to support music creation
  • Component 2 Music Skills Development
  • Performance and Composition Skills
  • Component 2 – Music Skills Development
  • Music Production Skills
  • Component 2 Music Skills Development
  • Component 2 Assessment
  • Component 3 – Responding to an Externally Set Brie – Preparation
  • Task 1 from Set brief
  • Task 2 from Set brief

Please contact Mrs Sharon Pinchen to find out more information on the Creativity curriculum.