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Park High School

Park High School

Year 7


Project Title

Theme Overview

Material learning objectives

Core skill/ Formal Elements:



Base Line

Students are tested on their core skills through a variety of short tasks.

Drawing and recording skills from Still Life

Primary Observation




  • Discovering the artists Hundertwasser and Gina Tripplet.
  • Exploring cultural symbols and patterns
  • Designing buildings and landscapes using different media, in the style of the artists.
  • Poly plate printing
  • Batik
  • Resist
  • Collage
  • Silk
  • Felting
  • Photoshop

Explore use of 2D media and core skills through mark making, colour mixing/ blending, line experiments and recording methods.



  • Mark making
  • Textiles
  • Collage
  • Main Formal elements used:
  • Colour, Line, Shape. Tone, Composition for expressive intentions.



Natural and Man Made forms

This is a drawing and painting fine art unit designed to improve student’s observational skills.

Drawing from real life and capturing realistic tone and 3D form.

  • Primary observation
  • Use of detail
  • Shading for tone and 3D form
  • Paint: colour mixing, layering & brush marks
  • Main Formal elements used:
  • Colour, Line, Shape. Composition, Tone for realistic intentions.



  • Explore and observe ‘bugs’
  • mixed media and print with a back ground inspired by puzzle/maze/camouflage’ and technology today.
  • Fantasy bug design
  • Clay bugs & recycled bugs
  • Graphics – stamp design
  • Group/paired paper mache bugs
  • Graphic design – stamp bugs
  • Exploring 3D form.
  • On going development of 3D media use.
  • 3D - Modelling skills (carving, scoring, using slip etc. Construction and joining.
  • 2D – mono printing, illustration and mixed media.
  • Main Formal elements used:
  • Form, Shape, Texture.

Address Park High School, Thistlecroft Gardens, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 1PL

Headteacher Mr Emlyn Lumley

Phone 0208 952 2803

  • National Teaching Schools
  • Youth Sport Trust
  • Healthy Schools
  • Arts Council
  • Ofsted