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Art at Weald of Kent Grammar School

Course description

This course will provide you with the opportunity to study and explore Art, Craft and Design 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 judgements 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.  

Entry requirements

For success in this subject it is expected that you gain a Grade 6 or above in GCSE Art


Year 12

Portfolio Unit: provides supporting evidence for Unit 1

Year 13

Unit 1 (Personal Investigation) = 60%

Unit 2 (Externally Set Assignment) = 40%


The examination unit consists of a 15 hour controlled test

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 12 October 2017
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