|Art - GCSE|
|Friday, 10 February 2012 12:35|
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Assessment Pattern: Observational Study/Interpretive Study – (8 hour practical)
Coursework – One final piece plus a supporting portfolio of work that directly relates to the final image is compulsory. This will account for 50% of the student’s final exam mark.
Course Description: The GCSE syllabus requires that pupils’ work encompasses a range of related activities, areas and approached to their studies. Emphasis is placed on investigation, research and development of their work in response to the topics chosen. Students will use the many opportunities towards different approaches to the topics presented.
A varied programme of work is constructed, allowing pupils to respond to subjects and themes in a range of contexts. Students will carry out relevant exploration of materials and media, developing their work and omit, acquiring the technical skills to communicate their ideas visually.
Initial emphasis is placed on developing skills in analytical drawing and painting. Pupils will apply critical skills and historical knowledge to their work. Students will respond to a different topic each term.
For the 2011 – 2013 period the topics will be:
Students will use opportunities to focus on a range of skills necessary to complete their studies for each area. Students will choose in Year 11 which project will be sent to Cambridge as part of their coursework. With the use of the library and computers pupils will develop their ability to carry out relevant research.
Mr Paul Noble
Head of Design and Technology
|Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2012 09:08|