MUSIC

Year 7

KS3

Curriculum

Modules

Parent / Carer Support

Homework

Content

Learn about the notes on the keyboard and reading notation.

 

● Perform simple pieces of music using the keyboard.

● Apply knowledge of keyboard skills through performance.

● Transpose a simple melody without the aid of notation

 

Apply knowledge of keyboard skills through performance.

 

● Learn about and apply chords to the melody.

● Transpose a simple melody without the aid of notation.

Extend students skills and encourage the use of other instruments including, guitars, wind and Percussion instruments

Introduction to learning about how to play the drum kit applying a basic Rock beat

Frere Jacques – Keyboard music

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yellow Submarine

The Drum kit

 

 

 

● Where possible use the internet and tablets for keyboard practise of simple music.​

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

● Where possible use the internet and tablets for keyboard practise of simple music.

 

 

● Learn and memorise the names of the different parts of the drum kit.

Learn the patterns of a basic Rock beat

  • Make sure that they have some basic art making equipment such as colouring pencils, watercolour paints etc.

  • Take them to galleries, museums and other sites of cultural interest.

  • Take an interest in their art and give them lots of praise and encouragement.

  • Help them with homework that requires access to ICT.

  • Check their planner for homework.

● Encourage the uptake of a musical instrument.

 

 

● Take them to concerts festivals and other local events.

 

● Take an interest in their music and give them lots of praise and encouragement.

 

● Help them with homework that requires access to ICT.

Year 9

KS3

Curriculum

Modules

Content

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

  • The Children's Art Book

  • Art Rooms 1 & 2 hosts the catch-up club at lunchtimes.

Materials and Techniques​

 

 

 

 

 

Surrealism

 

 

Indian Art

Study Guides

Extra Support

  • To draw from observation of natural forms.

  • To experiment with a wide variety of materials and techniques.

  • To Study the work of Georgia O’Keefe and Karl Blosfeldt and produce work in that style.

  • To learn about the Surrealist art movement and the artists Salvadore Dali and Max Ernst.

  • To learn how to juxtapose objects and images to create a surrealist effect.

  • To learn basic Photoshop techniques.

  • To learn about the art, patterns and textiles of India.

  • To create motifs and develop these into intricate patterns.

  • To simplify animal drawings into stylised motifs using a range of materials.

  • Draw a natural form that you have found.

  • Draw an autumn leaf.

  • Research Georgia O’Keefe or Karl Blosfeldt.

  • To gather examples of contemporary surrealist advertising.     

  • To plan a surrealist picture using the selected art history example. 

  • To research a surrealist artist of own choosing.

  • Draw a picture of an animal of own choosing.

  • Design 4 motifs based on animals.

  • Research Indian art.

  • Make sure that they have some basic art making equipment such as colouring pencils, watercolour paints etc.

  • Take them to galleries, museums and other sites of cultural interest.

  • Take an interest in their art and give them lots of praise and encouragement.

  • Help them with homework that requires access to ICT.

  • Check their planner for homework.

KS4

Year 10 & 11

ART

GCSE

Module

Duration

Homework

Parent/Carer Support

  • Completing classwork

  • Observational drawings

  • Artist Studies

  • Photographic research

  • Developments

  • Completing classwork

  • Observational drawings

  • Artist studies

  • Photographic research

  • Developments

Check your child’s SMH for homework tasks.

 

Help your child to find interesting things to draw.

Take your child to galleries, museums and sites of cultural interest where possible.

Provide ideas and opinions about their work.

Encourage your child to attend extra-curricular catch up sessions after school and occasionally on Saturday.

Go through exam topics and help them come up with ideas

and themes personal

to them

 

September - January​

 

 

 

 

 

January - April

Unit 1:

 

Personal Portfolio (Coursework)

Natural Forms

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 2:

 

Externally Set Assignment (Exam)

 

Study Guides

Extra Support

  • BBC Bitesize Websitebbc.co.uk/education/gcsebitesize
    (GCSE Art and Design)

  • The Student Art Guide Websitewww.studentartguide.com

  • An Artist a Day Websitewww.artistaday.com

  • The Kimberley School GCSE Course Handbook available  through your child’s art teacher

  • Art Room 2 hosts the catch-up club at lunchtimes.

ART

AS/A2

KS5

0115 938 7000

The Kimberley School

Newdigate St | Kimberley | Nottinghamshire | NG16 2NJ

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