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Head of art, design technology & ICT/governor/artist/ninja Engaging, easy-to use, differentiated art resources for happy teachers and highly productive students.

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Head of art, design technology & ICT/governor/artist/ninja Engaging, easy-to use, differentiated art resources for happy teachers and highly productive students.
Customisable Rewards Postcards

Customisable Rewards Postcards

Save loads of money by creating your own school rewards postcards! Instead of ordering through a company and paying loads of money for rewards postcards, why not print them off yourself using this resource. 1. Add your own school logo to the postcard (if you wish). 2. Print out in colour A6 size on cardstock. 3. Distribute to your staff to use. 4. Write a personal message on the inside of the postcard (& add the address if you want to mail it) 5. Hand it to the student and praise them for their effort (or drop it in the post if you want it to be a surprise).
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Christmas Card Contest Poster

Christmas Card Contest Poster

Adapt this poster and invite your cohort to join in contest creating your school's Christmas card design. Also includes an adatable rewards certificate for the winning designers.
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Art Activity Checklists & Assessment Tracker Year 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13

Art Activity Checklists & Assessment Tracker Year 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13

Use these editable Art Activity Feedback Trackers to organise the learning for each of your year groups over the course of the year. These trackers can be stuck into the inside cover of the sketchbook and allow for you to communicate regularly with students about their progress as well as enabling students to take ownership and be more independent in their art-making. Includes: -Instructions for Artist Activity -Self/Peer & Teacher Main Assessment Checkpoints -Space for the teacher to write a quick target for improvement -Formative & Summative Assessment
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Art & History Design a Medieval Shield

Art & History Design a Medieval Shield

Use this KS2/KS3 Art & History lesson to engage students with medieval art and have them design a shield that represents their identity. Includes: -Assessment Criteria -Examples of Medieval Shields -Shield templates
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DT Shading & Rendering 3-D products using pencil

DT Shading & Rendering 3-D products using pencil

Use this engaging resource to get your Design Technology or Art students to refine their skill of shading in 3D objects using pencil. This lesson features... -Quick-print worksheets (differentiated) - Assessment Criteria -Key vocabulary words -Higher thinking questions Includes a lesson plan!
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Exam Pathways Art GCSE Beginning/End Edexcel 2017

Exam Pathways Art GCSE Beginning/End Edexcel 2017

-Use this resource to get students to earn marks for all Assessment Objectives and to effectively plan for their 2017 Art exam Beginning/End. Features: -Differentiated pathways to ensure student confidence and success in planning & producing a high quality final piece for the art exam -Examples of high-quality outcomes -Questions for students to evaluate where they are at with their exam-planning -Formulas on how to achieve a high-quality outcome for different skills and tastes
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Photography Evaluating Photos & Contact Sheets

Photography Evaluating Photos & Contact Sheets

Use this lesson to get your photography students earning marks for A02: 1. Identifying what makes a successful photograph 2.Selecting and evaluating their best images on their contact sheet. Includes: -RAG self-checklist for success -Key vocabulary -Direct links to Assessment Criteria -Examples of excellent photographs
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Mixed-Media Heart drawing GCSE Art

Mixed-Media Heart drawing GCSE Art

An engaging mixed-media drawing task that challenges all abilities of Art students to create Art that combines their creative and technical abilities. This lesson offers criteria to push and effectively assess LAPS, MAPS, HAPS & G&T students. Students will spend 2+ hours creating a piece of Art inspired by the heart. L.O: Take creative risks to make an imaginative, detailed response to your original heart drawing using your choice of mixed media. Teacher Prep for this lesson: -Print out some anatomical images of a heart (I've included some photos of lamb's hearts for you to use if you wish) or borrow a heart few models from the science department. -Get some interesting collage materials (photocopied pages of M.C. Escher's work, graffiti books work well). -Provide a range of wet & dry media (pastels, inks, sharpies, colouring pencils etc). -Give students a choice of sugar papers & drawing papers to work on. Enjoy!
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Equality in Art (Co-constructive graffiti lesson)

Equality in Art (Co-constructive graffiti lesson)

Banksy, street, Art, graffiti, lettering. Best for use as a double lesson. 0. Go through the slides with the class. 1. As a class choose one of the quotes. 2. Have each student (or pair of students) draw out one of the words in their own graffiti style. 3. Have the students put all their words together to complete the quote. 4. Hooray! Enjoy.
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Drawing/Painting placemat with key words

Drawing/Painting placemat with key words

Use this resource to empower your students in using the correct vocabulary while drawing & paintings. Offers tips, techniques and questioning. Particularly helpful for SEN, EAL, LA students.
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Art Baseline Testing Observational Drawing Instructions

Art Baseline Testing Observational Drawing Instructions

-Use this ppt to start your KS3 students onto a baseline drawing, working from any object. (We use this at the beginning of the year to assess ability on entry and collect a sample of existing skill). -Succinctly explain what observational drawing is and get your students to practice the skill right away. Featuring: -Instructions for the activity -6 Steps to success -Tonal chart Just add: Objects, pencils, paper and students.
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Art Assessment Writing Frame  AFL

Art Assessment Writing Frame AFL

**INSTRUCTIONS FOR STUDENT USE Tip: Use this framework as a guide to organise your self-assessment writing whenever we do www & ebi. Look carefully at your work and think of what www (use the vocabulary in the green to help you). Working from left to right choose words from each section to build a sentence to evaluate your work. Repeat for ebi (use the vocabulary in the yellow to help you). -Make sure you write using complete sentences. -Make sure your sentences make sense. -Ensure you are being honest about your work.
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Beginning & End Art GCSE Exam Planning

Beginning & End Art GCSE Exam Planning

Still have students who aren't ready for their GCSE ART exam? I know I did... until I used this resource to get their ideas into shape. Includes: -Worksheet to plan out exam ideas -Examples of exam planning sketches -Questions to get students thinking about their exam -Self-Assessment Checklist
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Grid Portraits

Grid Portraits

Use this to show your students how to use the grid method to draw a realistic portrait.
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Art Resources KS3 Ready for September

Art Resources KS3 Ready for September

Snag this now and you'll have all the KS3 art resources you'll need to be ready to hit the ground runnin' in September. Includes: -New KS3 Curriculum Levels -Art Activity Assessment Tracker -Observational baseline tests -Creativity tests -Curriculum Mapping -Behaviour Lesson -Cover lessons + loads more Loads of goodies here & you're saving 46% by buying the bundle.
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Goya & Redon Ink Wash technique- Beginning. End. GCSE 2017

Goya & Redon Ink Wash technique- Beginning. End. GCSE 2017

One of my favourite lessons to teach. Now your students can enjoy it too! Featuring differentiated resources and a skill-building handout ready to print. Everything you need for a dynamite lesson all included in this ppt. Just add fineliners… and students. -Empower your students by teaching them how to skilfully use the ink wash technique against success criteria -Learn about the dark art of Goya and Redon and link to Beginning/and/or End -3 ready-to-print skill worksheets offering different levels of challenge -Includes a variety of Goya and Redon images for students to work from -Differentiated with key art vocabulary in 8 different languages -Reflection plenary questions to deepen learning and self-evaluate
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Photography GCSE Exam Preperation

Photography GCSE Exam Preperation

-Use this resource to get students to earn marks for all Assessment Objectives and to effectively plan for their GCSE 2017 Photography exam. Features: -Differentiated pathways to ensure student confidence and success in planning & producing a high quality final piece for the art exam -Examples of high-quality outcomes -Questions for students to evaluate where they are at with their exam-planning -Strategies for how to achieve a high-quality outcome for different skills and tastes
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Art Pride Piece Bookmark (Can adapt to use in any subject)

Art Pride Piece Bookmark (Can adapt to use in any subject)

Use these bookmarks to build confidence in your students and celebrate high quality work. -Print out a PRIDE PIECE bookmark for each of your students. (Laminate if you wish to resuse). The idea is to allow students to reflect on their work, developping self-criticality and celebrating when they complete work to a high standard.
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