Fine 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

AS Level:

  • Unit 1a:  Personal Study: 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:   The Exam Unit

A2 Level:

  • Unit 3a: Contextual Studies Essay
  • Unit 3b: Personal study
  • Unit 4: The Exam Unit

Assessment  

Unit

Type of assessment

Duration

Weighting

 

 

 

AS

A2

1a & 1b

Coursework

3 half terms

50%

 

2

Examination Unit

 

10 week preparatory studies and 8 hour timed test

50%

 

3a & 3b

Coursework

3 half terms

 

60%

4

Examination Unit

10 week preparatory studies and 12 hour timed test

 

40%

 

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