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Start Art Education provides a wide range of resources spanning a variety of subject areas. You can contact us for more information at maelmatthews@gmail.com. Resources are written by Mael Matthews, an experienced educator with 20 years of Art teaching in secondary schools behind him. He also has a wide range of other specialisms including Design Technology, PSHE, Citizenship, Physical Education and Early Years teaching. Mael is in the top 5% of Art influencers on twitter. @maelhmatthews

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Start Art Education provides a wide range of resources spanning a variety of subject areas. You can contact us for more information at maelmatthews@gmail.com. Resources are written by Mael Matthews, an experienced educator with 20 years of Art teaching in secondary schools behind him. He also has a wide range of other specialisms including Design Technology, PSHE, Citizenship, Physical Education and Early Years teaching. Mael is in the top 5% of Art influencers on twitter. @maelhmatthews
Form Teacher and Head of Year Report Comments 2018-19
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Form Teacher and Head of Year Report Comments 2018-19

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Reports, reports, reports! Are endless reports getting you down? This might help. Fully editable report comments for form tutors and Heads of Year. These comments are fully editable so that you can modify them to suit your particular requirements. We hope that this resource significantly speeds up the report writing process for you. Provided as a Word document for complete editing freedom.
Science cover lesson / substitute lesson worksheets
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Science cover lesson / substitute lesson worksheets

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This big bundle of documents is ideal for when you are looking for an introductory lesson, an extension activity or a hassle free cover lesson. Also suitable for Home-schooling. Each document provides background information and visuals on a particular topic along with a supporting worksheet which challenges the student to expand on the information provided. 40 individual print friendly for ease of copying, these documents can simply be handed out to students and require no explanation. A great resource to have at the ready for when illness strikes and you are understaffed. This resource runs to over 200 pages of information and activities.The 40 topics covered are; Alpha Beta Gamma Radiation Anaesthetics Bee Decline Big Bang Theory Body Image Chemical Weapons World War 1 Diabetes Drugs in Sport Earthquakes Eclipses Engaging in Science Environmental Issues Fireworks Global Warming Graphene Health and Fitness History of the Atom Hurricane Matthew International Space Station Life Beyond Earth Lifecycle of a Large Star Lifecycle of a Medium Star Medical Imaging Mission to Mars Modern Chemical Weapons New Cancer Treatment Nuclear Weapons Obesity Planet Earth Power of Social Media Science of Christmas Science of Colour Social Media Solar Power The Moon The Solar System The Sun Tornadoes Tsunamis Wildlife Decline
Back to school assembly for September 2018.
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Back to school assembly for September 2018.

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Cut your workload with this Back to school assembly Powerpoint. 20 fully editable slides welcoming students back to school. Each slide has an eye catching image and emphasises the important points that children should consider as they set off on what will hopefully be another successful year. Slides highlight the following areas. The need for balance in life Friendship Hard work Being kind Engaging in lessons Supporting each other Asking for help … and more. This resource is fully editable because, let’s be honest, the chances of designing an assembly Powerpoint that absolutely hits everything you want to say are quite remote. We hope that this really reduces your workload though so that you can enjoy that last few days of the holiday. Good luck for the new academic year.
Textiles - GCSE Art Textiles Study Guide for Students
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Textiles - GCSE Art Textiles Study Guide for Students

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Moving from DT Textiles to Art Textiles? This 38 page resource guides GCSE Art Textiles students through a component of work. The theme here is Natural Forms and students are encouraged to collect primary source evidence before using a wide range of textiles related techniques in the development of their work. The support document ensures that students address the four Assessment Objectives and are reflective in the way that they progress their work. Students can either use the resource as a work book, adding information to it, or use it as a guide which they (and the teacher) can expand upon. This is a useful support document for DT textiles teachers who have suddenly found themselves having to deliver Art Textiles because DT textiles has been scrapped! Also a great STEAM resource.
All about me. Friends Friendship PSHE and Citizenship.
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All about me. Friends Friendship PSHE and Citizenship.

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Friends and friendship PSHE Resource: This 1 hour resource offers students an informative and engaging PSHE lesson that allows students to consider the benefits and issues around friendship. It includes 6 pages of activities that encourage students to think about positive and negative friendships and friendship groups. This resource has been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. This resources is editable (so easy to adapt for your classes) and is designed to last one hour. This resource may help students develop positive relationships and encourage students to consider their current relationships with friends. Are they influenced by their friends? Do they have positive relationships? Can they improve their friendships?<
Science cover lesson. History of the Atom
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Science cover lesson. History of the Atom

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So cheap, it’s nearly free! This science cover lesson work sheet provides student friendly facts relating to the history of the atom. Also included is an associated worksheet which challenges students to find information in the factsheet. The worksheet also provides students with an opportunity to develop their knowledge further through independent or teacher led investigation. Ideal as a hassle free cover lesson for KS3.
Christmas Quiz
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Christmas Quiz

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It’s Christmas! Downloaded over 1000 times globally last Christmas. Updated and improved for 2018 to include a visual round. Get your copy and give students a Christmas challenge with this big, challenging Christmas quiz. 40 questions and 10 visual questions that will really challenge students knowledge about all things to do with Christmas. If you do purchase this resource you can choose another resource from our shop free of charge up to the value of £20. Simply visit our shop, look through the 1000 + resources on offer and email me at maelmatthews@gmail.com. Click here to go to our shop and have a browse! Our little Christmas present to you! This is quite a tricky quiz and has been written with Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 in mind. Provided in easy to print list form and also as a visually festive slideshow with a slide per question so that questions can be displayed on the whiteboard. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Start Education!
Christmas Science Worksheets for KS3
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Christmas Science Worksheets for KS3

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40 print friendly scienec worksheets suitable for KS3 students. Each worksheet includes clear information about the topic and questions that test student understanding. Ideal for use as cover lessons / substitute lessons. Also great as hassle free starters or extension activities. Very useful in the run up to Christmas, as colleagues succumb to illness. Themes covered are … Alpha Beta Gamma Radiation Anaesthetics Bee decline Big bang theory Body image Chemical weapons of World War 1 Diabetes Drugs in sport Earthquakes Eclipses Engaging in science Environmental issues Fireworks Global issues Graphene Health and fitness History of the atom Hurricane Matthew International space station Life beyond Earth Lifecycle of a large star Lifecycle of a medium star Medical imaging Mission to Mars Modern chemical weapons New cancer treatment Nuclear weapons Obesity Planet Earth Power of social media Science of Christmas Science of colour Social media Solar power The Sun Tornadoes Tsunamis Wildlife decline
A Level Art Course Structure 2018
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A Level Art Course Structure 2018

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This 10 page resource provides a month by month course structure for A level Art. The course is designed to be delivered over two years. A clear framework is provided which will ensure that Art teachers to have a strong structure to work from. It will also ensure that teachers and students are clear of the timescale and deadlines. This resource can be easily used to support the teaching of Art and Design and Fine Art. It can also be used as the basis of a Photography course with amendment. Also included is guidance on delivering an introductory Art project before they embark on Component 1. Advice is provided on delivering drawing and observation workshops, as well as coverage of media experimentation and the study of the work of recognised artists and crafts people. The resource also offers advice on how to support Art students with theme choice for Component 1. This package also includes a bonus resource, an Art student friendly explanation of the AQA Art Assessment Objectives. We hope that this resource takes a bit of the stress out of going back to school this year!
Art Report Comment Bank for 2018-19
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Art Report Comment Bank for 2018-19

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15 pages full of comments suitable for Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 Art student reports. Comments cover the full range of abilities and are fully editable. A useful resource for busy Art teachers who require report writing inspiration or just a bit of help with report structures. Provided as a Word document so that comments can be copied and edited.
A Level Art  Resources 2018 - 19
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A Level Art Resources 2018 - 19

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All our top selling A Level ART support resources in one place. Support documents for students and teachers to help students meet, and hopefully exceed their targets. includes the following. How to analyse artwork Course structure Guide to developing a sketchbook Student handbook Component 1, getting started Report comment bank Idea development linked to AOs Exam unit timetable History of art resource
GCSE Art Project. Metamorphosis
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GCSE Art Project. Metamorphosis

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If your students follow the instructions in this handout they will cover all four Assessment Objectives and be well on their way to passing the GCSE course. Clear instructions, print friendly and fully aligned with the AQA GCSE Art specification. I have used this in my own department where we generally obtain 70% A - A (9 - 7) and 100% A - C (9 - 4). This resource works!!
GCSE REVISION. Art. Develop final outcome GCSE Component 2
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GCSE REVISION. Art. Develop final outcome GCSE Component 2

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Are your students struggling to decide on a final outcome to produce during the Component 2 10 hour exam? This printable document leads them through the process, ensuring that they make clear links with their preparatory work and clearly address the four Assessment Objectives. This 14 page document provides spaces for students to respond to student friendly prompts such as "Now consider the media, processes and techniques that you have used. Which have been most effective and which would suit your project best? Once again, write them down below." An ideal resource as we near the exam dates.
Art. New A level Art Specification. Example A* grade Sketchbook
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Art. New A level Art Specification. Example A* grade Sketchbook

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If you are struggling to find outstanding exemplar material to show your A level Art students, this might help. Over 30 slides documenting an A* graded sketchbook. The work clearly demonstrates outstanding observational work along with media experimentation, idea development and critical and contextual referencing. If you have found this resource useful, why not check out More A level and GCSE Art resources by clicking here ...... and there are over 600 other Art education resources in the shop. You can visit by clicking here Why not follow us by clicking here for regular Art education news. Please don't forget to leave a comment. We value your views.
PSHE BODY IMAGE Worksheet
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PSHE BODY IMAGE Worksheet

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This 7 page printable resource provides students with lots of information about the sensitive and serious topic of body image. The damaging effects of the media’s portrayal of “perfection” is covered, along with the impact of self inflicted and peer pressure. Also included is a worksheet which encourages students to engage in the topic and consider their own views on the issues raised. Ideal for PSHCE lessons when time is tight.