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Art

Minimum Entry Criteria

Desired: 7 in Art (or Textiles or portfolio of work if the subject is not studied at GCSE)

Essential: 6 in Art (or Textiles or portfolio of work if the subject is not studied at GCSE)

Board

Edexcel

Outline of the Course

Year 12:

Unit 1a: ‘Change’: Looking at Still Life and Landscape. Exploring innovative drawing techniques, colour theory, large scale mixed-media pieces, oil painting and egg tempera

Unit 1b: ‘The Figure’. A portfolio project of life drawing studies in a range of media

Unit 2: Thematic Unit

Year 13:

Unit 3a: Personal Study (Essay)                        

Unit 3b: Personal Investigation (practical work inspired by student’ ideas)

Unit 4: The Exam Unit

Assessment

 
Type of Assessment
Duration
Weighting
1
Personal study (Essay)
10 weeks
12%
2
Coursework and Personal Investigation
Selected from across the 2 year course
60% (including 12% for the essay)
3
Examination Unit
Personal development in sketchbook and timed test (15 hours)
40%

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