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Making Connections-Creating Ideas. Art helps students develop attitudes, characteristics, and intellectual
skills necessary to work in a changeable and changing society.
The learning provides opportunities to research, interpret and analyse the actions of human beings in various contexts, linking with other subjects through cross-curricular themes and ideas. The practical, collaborative nature of the subject provides a means of preparing students for the demands of their future lives in their interactions with others by developing their verbal communication skills and inter-personal relationships i.e. their learning characteristics.
The curriculum seeks to engage students through active, relevant and challenging activities which broaden student experiences in music making. The approach is largely practical using a wide range of resources that students can access both in school and at home through technology. Central to this approach is development independent learning skills and confidence in music.
Technology is new in KS3 and replaces Electronic Products, Resistant Materials and Graphics. The new iterative design process will run throughout the new course and will encompass the old subjects and several new ones. STEM will feature in the new course with students completing a CREST award.
For further curriculum details please refer to the document below.