Year 12

Unit 1 (Represents 60% of the overall AS marks)

Autumn Term 1

Covert and Obscured

Introduction / Exploration of the theme

  • Initial core tasks inspired by the theme.
  • Skills based activities
  • Exploration of media and techniques
  • Reference to a range of artists and *Research contextual studies

Autumn Term 2

Covert and Obscured

Research and Development of ideas

  • Life Drawing Classes
  • Gallery Visit
  • Visit to local Archaelogical Site

Spring Term 1

Covert and Obscured

Development of outcomes / More conclusive works

  • Reference to a diverse range of artists and practitioners
  • Continuation of individual responses to the course work project

Spring Term 2

Covert and Obscured

Present

  • Focus on outcomes and supporting studies
  • Annotation

Summer Term 1

Covert and Obscured

Present

  • Produce final outcomes
  • Evaluative commentary
  • Preparation / Presentation of coursework portfolios in preparation for final assessment and External Moderation

Summer Term 2

INTERNAL ASSESSMENT

EXHIBITION

EXTERNAL MODERATION

Introduction to A2 Course

  • Personal Study
  • Contextual Study
  • Identify personal lines of inquiry for practical investigation
  • Large Scale Painting project
  • Gallery visit(s)

Unit 2 (Externally Set – Represents 40% of overall AS marks)

Spring Term 1

  • Exam papers distributed
  • Initial responses to the given theme
  • Contextual reference
  • Gallery visit

Spring Term 2

  • Preparatory studies relating to the theme
  • Exploration of materials and techniques
  • Development of ideas based on the theme

Summer Term 1

  • Design of final pieces
  • 8 HOUR PRACTICAL EXAM COMPLETED
  • Evaluation and presentation

Summer Term 2

INTERNAL ASSESSMENT

EXHIBITION

EXTERNAL MODERATION