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Art and Design AS/A2 Level at The Basildon Academies Sixth Form

Course description

 

AS and A2 in Art and Design has been designed to ensure that not only practical artistic skills and abilities should be developed, but also that the study of art and design and its various contexts. Students will be encouraged to reflect on their own work and on the work of others and engage in integrated critical, practical and theoretical study in art, craft and design.

 

 

 

Course content

At AS Level students take:

Unit 1: AS Art and Design Coursework
Students should submit supporting studies
and practical outcome(s) from personal starting points.

Unit 2: AS Art and Design Externally Set Assignment
Students should submit supporting studies and practical
outcome(s) in response to the given theme.

 

At A2 Level students take:


Unit 3: A2 Art and Design Coursework
Students should submit supporting studies, a linked personal
 study of 1000-3000 words and practical outcomes from personal
 starting points. Work to be submitted for final teacher assessment.

Unit 4: A2 Art and Design Externally Set Assignment
Students should submit supporting studies and practical
 outcome(s) in response to the given theme.

 

Entry requirements

 

General Sixth form inc.

Art level 2 grade C or above (or equivalent)

 

Assessment

Internally Assessed Coursework
60% of final AS grade
30% of A2
Internally Assessed


1 hour 30 minute examination
40% of final AS grade
20% of A2
(externally moderated)

Internally Assessed
Coursework
30% of A2 grade


Internally Assessed
examination
20% of A2 grade
(externally moderated)

Future opportunities

 

Successful completion of this course will give access to a range of possible career and higher education opportunities in the Art and Design sector.

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Basildon Academies Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 24 April 2015

Key information

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

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