This course will provide you with the opportunity to study and explore Fine Art at a deeper and more academic level. You will benefit from investigating a wide range of experiences, ideas and techniques, exploring a variety of processes in both 2D and 3D media.
Integral to your study will be a deepening understanding of historical and contextual knowledge, developed through an open and enquiring mind. This course will encourage you to develop creative, intellectual, imaginative and intuitive skills; you will learn how to investigate, analyse, experiment and express aesthetic understanding and critical judgments as well as develop a broadening understanding of the function of Art, Craft and Design in contemporary society and in other times and cultures. You will develop your own strengths in the subject and identify and sustain your own lines of enquiry.
Portfolio Unit: provides supporting evidence for Unit 1
(Personal Investigation) = 60%
Unit 1 (Personal Investigation) = 60%
Unit 2 (Externally Set Assignment) = 40%
The examination unit consists of a 15 hour controlled test.
For success in this subject it is expected that you attain a Grade 6 or above in GCSE Art.