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Breda Academy, Belfast
Read and Write is available for pupils to download for free at home and on school computers. Pupils can download the software onto any device.   FREE Read & Write Software Now Available for Breda Academy Students   All Breda Academy pupils are now registered to download and use TextHelp’s ‘Read & Write’ software at home for FREE.   Read & Write is a toolbar available for all pupils to download for FREE at home and to also use on school computers. The toolbar has a number of excellent features to guide pupils’ work, such as: dictionaries and picture dictionaries; text to speech generators; spelling, punctuation and grammar checkers; research highlighters; and a range of other useful features that can be used to form a personalised toolbar that suits your child’s learning needs. This software makes extended pieces of writing more accurate, and makes researching more efficient; this is particularly valuable for pupils studying for GCSE and A Level examinations.   Read & Write can be downloaded on to laptops, PCs and tablets, and on to Windows, Android, iPads, Macs and Chrome Book devices.   Please follow the instructions below to install this FREE software on to your devices:   Using the device you want to download the software on to, open up the webpage https://www.texthelp.com/en-gb/products/read-write/ Click ‘Try Now’ Select your platform (Android, iPad, Windows, Mac OS etc.) and click install You’ll be directed to the easiest and fastest way to install; follow the instructions The first time the programme runs, you’ll be asked to log in with your email address. Choose ‘Microsoft Account’ and key in your child’s school email address (using the ending @c2ken.net) Enter your child’s C2K password, and you should be good to go!   Once the software is downloaded, there will be automatic updates when the device is connected to the internet, so you should always have the latest version of Read and Write.   If you are having difficulties downloading the software, or have questions about how to use Read & Write, please go to https://www.texthelp.com/en-gb/products/read-write/ There are also several YouTube tutorials about how to use the various features of Read & Write https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Bp0to8a9Z0
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Subject Overview:

Art & Design develops students’ understanding of how meanings, ideas and intentions can be communicated through visual and tactile language. Students learn how to use different media and technologies to realise their intentions. They develop their understanding of the creative and cultural industries, and refine their work through experimentation.

Key Stage 3 Programmes of Study:

In Key Stage 3 students will study a range of different disciplines including: drawing & graphic media, textiles, printmaking, painting, ceramics & mixed media.

Year 8: Understanding of the formal visual elements; Line, Tone, Colour, Form, Shape, Space, Texture and Pattern.

Year 9: Portraiture and Natural Forms, with a strong contextual influence.

Year 10: Street Art & Graffiti Art, Packaging Design.

Key Stage 4 Qualification Courses and Programmes of Study:

In Key Stage 4 throughout years 11 and 12 students can choose to/will study CCEA GCSE Art & Design.

programmes of study will be:

Component 1: 60%

Part A: Exploratory Portfolio

Part B: Investigating the Creative & Cultural Industries

Component 2: 40%

Externally Set Assignment.

Key Stage 5 Qualification Courses and Programmes of Study:

In Key Stage 5 students can study CCEA GCE A Level Art & Design

programmes of study will be:

AS 1: Experimental Portfolio

AS 2: Personal response

A2 1: Personal & Critical Investigation

A2 2: Thematic Outcome

 

 

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