Lower School (Key Stage 3)

Lower Primary School Art & Design Online

Description

Cambridge Lower School Art and Design provides a vibrant online secondary school environment for aspiring artists and designers. This comprehensive programme aims to inspire creativity and technical skills in young artists through a diverse curriculum that includes drawing, painting, mixed media, 3D design, and sculpture. Students participating in our online art and design lessons for secondary school students will not only learn various artistic techniques but also delve into the study of artists, art history, and cultures that inform artistic expression.

Assessment

Assessment within our Key Stage 3 art and design school online is multifaceted, focusing on a blend of creative output and theoretical understanding. Teacher assessments are continuous, carried out during LIVE TAUGHT lessons, marking of coursework, assignments, and summative tests. This robust approach guarantees that our online art and design classes for secondary school students are of the highest academic and artistic calibre.

Homework

Homework is assigned at the end of each week and is tailored to complement our online art and design lessons for Key Stage 3 students. The assignments typically involve researching key concepts, artists, and art movements, as well as cultures and art history that will inform their creative practice. These exercises serve to deepen students’ understanding and enrich their creative output.

Reporting

Parents have 24/7 access to all pertinent academic information, including their children’s coursework, grades, and teacher feedback. This transparency ensures that parents can actively participate in their child’s artistic journey. Additionally, parents can arrange consultations with teachers at mutually convenient times to discuss any academic concerns or milestones.

By choosing Cambridge Lower School Art and Design, you are opting for a rich, immersive educational experience in secondary school art and design online, expertly tailored to bring out the best in each student’s artistic abilities.

A carefully curated 2 year programme of activities designed to build pupils’ confidence, knowledge and skills. All of the formal elements are explored; line, shape, tone, form, colour, texture, working with media and materials, mixed media, 3d/sculpture. This endeavour is connected to the work of artists, history and culture, through skills exercises, group projects, art projects, stand-alone artworks during this key stage of artistic development.

Not applicable at Key Stage 3 – no qualification to be attained.

Basic drawing and painting materials will suffice for the completion of this course. The recycling bin is a treasure trove of colours, textures, forms which are ideal for mixed media and 3d work.

What does the Online Secondary School Art & Design course aim to achieve?

The Online Secondary School Art & Design course as part of the Cambridge Lower School programme aims to engage and educate young artists. It focuses on bolstering self-confidence while fostering a joy for various art forms including drawing, painting, mixed media, and 3D design/sculpture. The course integrates the study of renowned artists, diverse cultures, and the history of art to inform students’ artistic creations.

What types of assessment are used in the Online Secondary School Art & Design classes?

Assessment in the Online Secondary School Art & Design classes is ongoing and is carried out during live-taught sessions. Additionally, marking of coursework, assignments, and summative tests are other forms of assessment used in the course.

What kind of homework is provided in the Online Secondary School Art & Design course?

Homework is typically assigned at the end of each week. The assignments often include research into key artistic concepts, seminal artists, diverse cultures, and art history, all intended to enrich the students’ creative processes.

How can parents stay updated on their child’s performance in the Online Secondary School Art & Design classes?

Parents have round-the-clock access to their children’s coursework, grades, and feedback from teachers. Consultations with teachers can also be arranged at times that are convenient for both parties.

What does the course outline of the Online Secondary School Art & Design entail?

The course is structured as a meticulously designed 2-year programme. It delves into formal elements like line, shape, tone, form, colour, and texture. The course also includes working with different media and materials, and it connects these technical skills to the broader context of art history and cultural understanding.

The Teacher

Ms. Hope is a highly experienced artist and educator with over 20 years of teaching experience at IGCSE, A Level and Foundation Diploma. Friendly and patient, she communicates requirements most effectively and in a way that is inspiring and very enjoyable to learn. Grades in her class are considerably higher than those expected in most schools.

Ms Hope - Cambridge Home School Online - Art and Design

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