S3-4 Art & Design
Ambition, Confidence, Happiness and Respect.
Pupils will work in both the fields of design and expressive in S3. In Design pupils will develop knowledge and understanding of a range of design areas, such as graphics, fashion/ textiles and product design. For the Expressive element of the course, they will work within the fields of still life, portraiture, landscape and figure.
All work will enhance and develop the skills learned in S1/2 and cover the CfE Experiences and Outcomes in Level 3, with extension work in Level 4.
Pupils will have the opportunity to work with a variety of media to give them breath and challenge through a variety of smaller units designed to meet learner’s needs. Exemplar units include, clay building techniques, 3D clay product design, graphic design, screen printing for textiles/fashion, 3D clay sculpture and digital photography.
For National 4 and 5, the courses offered will be divided into ‘Expressive’ work and ‘Design’ work. In design pupils will develop knowledge and understanding of a range of design areas, such as graphics, fashion/textiles and product design. For the expressive element of the course, they will work within the fields of still life, portraiture and landscape.
All work will enhance and develop the skills learned in the junior phase and cover the experiences and outcomes in level 4.
Exemplar units include: clay building techniques, 3D clay product design, screen printing for textiles/fashion, graphics, 3D clay sculpture digital photography.
How this course can help you:
The field of Art and Design is very wide with many career opportunities.
Pupils who want to work in the design world, media and television, as well as teaching and working with children of all ages would benefit from taking this course.
Through this course pupils will gain confidence and understanding of the visual worlds we live and work in.
The core skills of literacy, numeracy and Health and Wellbeing will continue through our varied mediums.
NPA Art and Design
There are 3 units of work:
- Mixed Media
These units of work make up the full course which will be completed over the year.
All work will be assessed by your art teacher – no work sent to SQA, no exam.