3D Design

3D Design

The curriculum will equip students with the ability to

Generate ideas: Pupils generate and develop their own original ideas. Pupils develop personal and creative responses through diverse opportunities to generate original ideas in a variety of ways and to use different media and processes.

Make: Pupils to make their own work and to use materials and techniques purposefully. Pupils respond thoughtfully and act with purpose to develop skills, selecting and controlling suitable tools and systems with increasing proficiency to achieve intended outcomes.

Evaluate: Pupils evaluate, understand and improve their work. Pupils review, think about and discuss their own work and the work of others, develop a critical and technical vocabulary relevant to art, craft and design.

Knowledge: Pupils acquire knowledge and understanding of the world of art, craft and design. Learn about, research and explore relevant and significant artists, craftspeople, architects and designers to inform their creative thinking and the development of their own creative practice, informing their outcomes and signposting to career and vocational paths.

YEAR 10
YEAR 11
YEAR 10

TERM 1

Unit(s) Title: Natural Forms - Workshop techniques 

 

Topics Include:
  • Natural Forms
  • Skulls & Flowers
  • Introduction to clay hand building techniques (slab, pinch, coil)
  • Introduction to key clay tools & equipment
  • Observational drawing
  • Papier Mache
  • Gum Tape modelling
  • Plaster casting
  • Artist research

TERM 2

Unit(s) Title: Natural Forms- Developing and refining skills  

 

Topics Include:
  • Skull & Flowers
  • Clay sculptures - natural forms
  • Textures in nature
  • Ceramics – Surface Decoration
  • Mini Course Work project
  • Research theme, ideas, intentions
  • Artist research
  • Using Photographs to record ideas and creating a contact sheet
  • 3D sculptural practice
  • Recording and refining 3D experiments
  • Developing a final outcome

 

TERM 3

Unit(s) Title: Coursework Portfolio (from own theme)

 

Topics Include:
  • Refining skills
  • Independent Artist research and analysis
YEAR 11

TERM 1

Unit(s) Title: Coursework Portfolio (developing ideas from own theme)

 

Topics Include:
  • Continue to develop ideas
  • Artist research and replicas
  • Specialist material workshops
  • 3D Media experimentation
  • Refining ideas
  • Presentation techniques 

TERM 2

Unit(s) Title: Exam Set task (choosing a theme from the exam paper and developing a new project)

 

Topics Include:
  • Introduce exam paper
  • Select theme from exam paper
  • Mind map ideas
  • Recording observations
  • 3D media experiments
  • Artist research and analysis

TERM 3

Unit(s) Title: Exam set task (choosing a theme from the exam paper and developing a new project)

 

Topics Include:
  • Refining skills
  • Creating outcomes
  • Selecting and refining work
  • Presenting Portfolio for assessment and moderation

Course Title: 3D Design

Exam Board: OCR

Examination Description: Non Exam Assessment. Component 1: Personal Portfolio Component 2: Set Task.

For more information please contact the head of department: Jennifer Price/Helen Forbes

Email: Jenniferprice@graceacademy.org.uk / Helenforbes@graceacademy.org.uk