Year 13

Unit 3 (Represents 60% of the overall A2 marks)

Autumn Term 1

Initial response and exploration of personal line of inquiry

  • Initial tasks inspired by the theme.
  • Skills based workshops to support individual projects
  • Exploration of media and techniques
  • Reference to selected artists and practitioners

Autumn Term 2

Research and development of ideas *Residential Study Visit and follow up work

  • Contextual Research
  • Life Drawing Classes
  • Gallery Visit
  • Practical Investigation and development of individual ideas for Personal Study (3000 words)

Spring Term 1

Development of outcomes / More conclusive works

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

Spring Term 2

Present

  • Focus on outcomes and supporting studies
  • Annotation of process work

Summer Term 1

Present

  • Complete final practical outcomes and written Personal Studies
  • Evaluative commentary in sketchbooks
  • Preparation / Presentation of coursework portfolios final assessment and External Moderation

Summer Term 2

  • Presentation of Personal Study

INTERNAL ASSESSMENT

EXHIBITION

EXTERNAL MODERATION


Unit 4 (Externally Set – Represents 40% of the overall A2 marks)

Spring Term 1

  • Exam papers distributed
  • Initial mixed media responses to the given theme
  • Preliminary Drawings and paintings
  • Contextual reference
  • Gallery visit(s)

Spring Term 2

  • Supporting studies relating to the theme
  • Exploration of materials and processes
  • Development of ideas inspired by the given theme

Summer Term 1

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

Summer Term 2

INTERNAL ASSESSMENT

EXHIBITION

EXTERNAL MODERATION