Year 8 Creative Arts

LENGTH OF COURSE: One Term Compulsory

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES: Nil

CONTENT:
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Creative Arts Processes: Through investigation, development, production and reflection students undertake the Creative Arts process.

Development and Production: Students work productively to plan, design, develop, create, make and present Creative Arts products and skills.

Creative Arts Concepts: Students explore the core concepts / key ideas and language specific to a discipline of Creative Arts (for example: Drama-mime; improvisation and Performance Skills; Music- Composition; Practise and Performance; or Visual Arts- Graffiti and Street Art;)

Creative Arts in Practice: Students explore discipline specific art practitioners’ work and practices.

 

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Knowledge and Understanding:
Students show folio evidence of:
• using correct terminology relevant to their creative arts subject.
• the core concepts /key ideas of their Creative arts discipline.
• developing skills experimenting with a range of art mediums and styles, leading to the creation of own artworks.

Practical Application and Evaluation: Students produce planned artworks and a self-evaluation and/or peer evaluation of practical learning