Art & Design

Mission Statement:
Create wonderful things... be good... have fun.

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 Art Overview

Year 5

Complete an Expressive Art Course which includes:

  • Bread design and make.
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Resistant materials
  • Textiles
  • Clay work
  • ICT

The year is split into 3 week sessions with day’s slotted in-between for special events such as a showcase of drama and dance, clay days and a special fire day to which parents will be invited to complete the clay work produced by the pupils.

Year 6

Complete a 10 week project in art in which they study an artist, exploring his/her life and work.

Pupils also produce a felted piece of art work based on the work of the artist which is used to decorate the cushions made in textiles.

 

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  Theme 1 Theme 2
Year 7

Self Image

Self Portrait

Mono-printing

Collage

Oil Pastel Painting

Observational Drawing

Ceramics

Critical Studies

Power Animals

Sculpture – Dust-bin Dudes

Collographs

Animals in Art

North American Indian Art

Year 8

The Figure in Art

Observational Drawing

Life Class

Painting

Collage

Mixed-Media

Henry Moore

Sculpture Work

Etching

Ink and Wash

Wax Resist

Critical Studies

Creative opportunities at Aston Fields Middle School have included:
Life Classes Life Class Life Class 2
Local collaboration with the Artrix Artrix
Visits to Compton Verney Compton Verney 3 Compton Verney 2017 2
Visits to look at the wonders of Bromsgrove Bromsgrove Bromsgrove 2
Visits to Coventry Cathedral and the Herbert Gallery Coventry 27 Coventry 22

 

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