Walton High School

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Art in Year 9

Art in Year 9

Year 9 prepares students for the challenges of GCSE Art and Design and introduces more adult issues and concepts.

 During this year they will:

  • Research and investigate artwork based on social issue

  • Make connections with the work of a contemporary artist

  • Work collaboratively to produce a piece of work or outcome

  • Use creative risk taking

  • Explore 2D, 3D, textiles, mixed media and ICT

 Topics will include:

  • Man made - keys, musical instruments, machine parts, shoes, toys, sweets

  • Empathy - Issue based project exploring political and social power, gender, identity, cultural stereotypes, domestic violence. Looking at the work of Barbara Kruger

  • Word and Image - graffiti, lettering, graphics, sweets, packaging, pop art, magazines