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New Secondary Curriculum Archive


The following case-studies are relevant to the New Secondary Curriculum.

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Case Study #1 (PDF document)
Developing confidence to understand identity – Year eleven disaffected students in an ESC access the new Secondary Curriculum through Art
Stephen Hoult
Case Study #2 (PDF document)
A project which uses 'maps' to introduce Year seven students to art and design, linking Art and Design with teaching in Geography
Emma Heather
Case Study #3 (PDF document)
A cross-curricular land art project
Jenny Sutton Kirby
KS3 Art and Design Lesson Plan and Video (PDF document)
Sophie Leach, creative and performing arts manager and subject leader at The Charter School in Dulwich, helps her pupils to explore themes of locality and identity. The aim of 'Define and Re-use' is to encourage creativity, problem-solving and risk-taking, as the pupils are encouraged to research and give a brief presentation on four well known artists who work with inanimate objects. In groups, pupils create their own sculptures from recycled or personal objects they've either brought from home or found. Students then work with text to help describe the sculptures they've produced. Finally the text is animated by the pupils and superimposed on their work, and each of the sculptures says something about themselves or their community.

Follow this link to a 14 minute video KS3 Video and click here for the Lesson Plan
Case Study #4 (PDF document)
A school introduces a personalised learning approach for GCSE students
Tom Oldfield
Case Study #5 (PDF document)
Purposeful creativity: Year 9 BESD secondary boys in a special school develop 2D work into 3D sculptural designs making a number of cross-curricular links
Jayne Stillman
Case Study #6 (PDF document)
Art and the Community
Gill Curry
Case Study #7 (PDF document)
A Creative Partnership project on the Holocaust
A video can also be seen here
Becky Newbold
Case Study #8 (PDF document)
Exploration of the Periodic Table using sound beam technology – a cross curricular project with the Science Department
John Bradford
Case Study #9 (PDF document)
A film making project – personal development through the lens
Michele Gregson
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