Art 6th Form

YEAR 12

Autumn TermSpring TermSummer Term
Introduction Workshops: drawing, painting, collage

Trip to London

Continuation of coursework

Externally set exam preparation

8-hour timed test

Return to coursework

Exhibition

Start Unit 3

Introduction to personal study

 

YEAR 13

Autumn TermSpring TermSummer Term
Continue Unit 3

Student personal focus

London Trip

Develop coursework, final idea and start final piece

Continuation of coursework

Externally set exam preparation

8-hour timed test

Return to coursework

 

Exhibition

Awarding Body

Edexcel Fine Art

Length of Course

AS 1 year
A2 1 year (to make a full A Level)

Teaching and Learning Style 

Small Group tutorials and studio practice. Use of a variety of different media techniques.

The Subject

The skills you will develop will be varied. You will develop a working knowledge of materials, practices and technology in one or more of the disciplines in Art. You will develop the skills to interpret and convey your ideas and feeling using art, craft and design. You will develop your imaginative and creative powers and your analytical and documentation skills. You will also develop a specialist vocabulary and the knowledge and understanding of the place of art, craft and design in history and in contemporary society.

Assessment

60% coursework
40% exam

Unit Descriptions

AS Level
Unit 1:
Coursework to be assessed in May
Practical work, studio work
Unit 2:
Externally set assignment
8 week preparatory period
Timed Test in April
Assessed in May
A2 Level
Unit: 3
Coursework, practical work and Personal Study
Externally set assignment
8 week preparatory period
Set in January
Timed Test in April
Assessed in May

Possible Careers

Artist, Designer, Art Teacher, Product, Design, Fashion Design, Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Fashion Designer,Independent Practise, Museum/Gallery Curatorship.
 

Teacher Responsible

Mrs M Way