Art, Design & Photography

Art and Design - Key Stage 4

 

GCSE ART/PHOTOGRAPHY

Exam Board: Edexcel

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The GCSE covers a range of activities and in-depth assignments. Students will have the opportunity to experiment with different media in order to explore their strengths and preferences.

There are a wide range of options within the different endorsements, or they may choose to work in several areas. Whatever they choose, the main aim of the courses are to develop their visual language skills and for them to build a comprehensive portfolio of work to progress to further courses or employment.

 

 ART        Personal Portfolio

40 hours

Identity

Exploring aspects of how artists interpret and present their responses within the context of their world.

Surfaces and Textures

A materials based unit promoting experimentation in response to natural and man-made forms.

 

 

Externally Set Exam

Theme set by the exam board

 

PHOTOGRAPHY Personal Portfolio

40 hours

Foundation  Theme

 Skills and Knowledge based, establishing basic methods, procedures and photographic contexts.

Surfaces and Textures

A materials based unit promoting experimentation in response to natural and man-made forms.

Mock Exam

Theme set by the exam board but forms the final piece of coursework (personal portfolio)

Externally Set Exam

Theme set by the exam board

 

Key Dates:

GCSE coursework to be completed by 1st February.

                     
 

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