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Teaching the Secondary Curriculum in Art and Design with Confidence and Creativity

Art teaching and assessment under the current curriculum

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This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

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Suitable for: Art teachers and leaders in secondary schools who want to develop and implement engaging schemes of work in line with the curriculum.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 8224WW

The changes to National Curriculum teaching and assessment are now embedded within most schools. This interactive course will cut straight to the priorities of how to create a strong, challenging, fun and successful Key Stage 3 curriculum for you and your learners. Covering course structure, content, design and assessment together with tried and tested techniques for lesson and scheme of work planning, this course offers strategies and ideas to help you reinvigorate your curriculum and engage ALL your learners.

  • Understand KS3 National Curriculum requirements and priorities
  • Develop an exciting, challenging and engaging curriculum based on the current Subject Content and Aims
  • Use proven techniques to adapt existing lesson plans and schemes of work to meet the current curriculum requirements
  • Provide effective progression between key stages — skills to prepare for the newly reformed GCSE requirements
  • Assess accurately and monitor progress effectively

Sessions

KS3 National Curriculum requirements and priorities
  • Introduction to the Key Stage 3 curriculum for art and design
  • Architecture within the art and design curriculum
  • Drawing within the art and design curriculum
Develop an exciting, challenging and engaging Art curriculum
  • Painting and Sculpture within the Key Stage 3 curriculum
  • Creativity and technical mastery of skills
  • Developing the language of art, craft and design
Use proven techniques to adapt schemes of work
  • What is Key Stage 3 all about? Planning for progression
  • Revising your curriculum – influences on curriculum design
  • Tools for curriculum design: curriculum mapping
Effective assessment, monitoring and progression between key stages
  • Strategies for monitoring progression and setting targets
  • Maintaining engagement, challenging achievement and including rigour
  • Tools for assessment for learning in art and design at Key Stage 3
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