Standards for lessons in Art

Lessons in the Art department would be expected to have:

  • A positive and supportive climate
  • Clearly established routines
  • Pupils will be encouraged and challenged
  • Health and Safety issues being addressed where appropriate
  • Learning objectives will be stated at the beginning
  • Opportunities will be created for pupils to participate in their own and each other’s assessment.
  • Make links to previous and future learning.
  • Use of exemplar work and / or demonstrations of techniques and processes
  • Use of ICT where appropriate

As a department we are currently developing our:

  • Use of learning objectives during and at the end of lessons
  • Use of student talk-time allocated during questioning
  • Timing and use of peer assessment
  • Allocation of time given to improvement of work after assessment.