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Art and Design A Level at Moor Park High School and Sixth Form

Course description

AS outline - Year 12
At AS Level candidates are introduced to a
variety of experiences employing a range
of media, processes and techniques
appropriate to the chosen area of study:

- AS Unit 1 - Coursework Portfolio,
completed through the year and marked
as a whole assignment internally at the
end of the year

- AS Unit 2 - Externally set assignment,
leading to a 5 hour study which will be
internally assessed and then externally
moderated by AQA

A2 outline - Year 13
At A2, candidates are required to build
upon the knowledge, understanding and
skills gained in AS with greater depth
of study:

- A2 Unit 3 - Combined with an A2 Unit 3.
A personal investigation, combined with
a written element of 1 - 3,000 words of
continuous prose, again internally
assessed and moderated by AQA

- A2 Unit 4 - Externally set assignment,
from the beginning of February however
this will be 15 hour study again
internally and externally assessed

Entry requirements

You will need at least a grade B in your GCSE Art exam to start this course, although eachapplication is taken on its ownmerits. A portfolio of work willneed to be presented if Art hasnot been studied previously.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Moor Park High School and Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 07 November 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years