9ART

Year 9 Art - 1 Term

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Soltero

WHAT THE COURSE WILL COVER:

Students explore a variety of art media, methods and ideas, up to six fields, as time allows: 

  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture & Painting
  • Photography
  • Art Design

 

METHODS OF LEARNING:

The learning process in Art involves experimenting with a range of art making methods, techniques and materials within the particular field, including discovering how and why artists develop their ideas. Students might begin with a drawing that moves into another media, such as Painting, Sculpture or Printmaking. The course is designed to be flexible so that each class will take a direction based on what is right for them. Students have access to a wide range of materials and resources. 

Samples of student work can be viewed online through the electronic course selection booklet. 

Art Extension is offered in terms two and three and is run voluntarily by senior students. A contribution towards this extension activity may be requested, dependent on the activities students wish to pursue. Details can be found in the notices or students can see Mr Soltero for more information.

 

WHERE DOES THE SUBJECT LEAD:

Art at PHS is a dynamic subject area where students can learn and work with a variety of materials and art making methods to develop their own ideas.

Year 10 choose from four different half year options 

Year 11 is based around students making independent decisions

Year 12 & 13 choose from up to five different courses 


Art

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 9 Art is a core subject for three periods per week for one term of the year.

Pathway