Art

Minimum Entry Criteria

Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in Art or Textiles

May be accepted on the course: 6 in Art or Textiles

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 times test (15 hours)

40%

 

File Name DownloadUploaded