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What will students study this year?

Shells Shells- 3D Figures into Abstract Cultures and Masks

What assessment will students do this year?

Observational drawings, Contours, Lines and textures, Cultural meanings, Symbolism, Shapes, Meanings, Patterns, Clay designs, Pencil drawings, layering to create textures, 3D objects using clay.

What homelearning will be set this year?

Homelearning will not be set in Art.

What can we do at home to help with this year’s learning?

Encourage your child to practice drawing lots of different objects. Be creative and practice with a variety of materials.

What extension project can students complete at home on this topic?

Students could create a Fact file on a particular Artist, or a particular form of Art. This would help them to explore their creativity and to help them gain a wealth of ideas that they can reproduce in their sketchbooks. Students can visit Art galleries for inspiration.

What are some great websites that can help with this year’s studies?




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