Fine Art A Level at Knole Academy
Description: Fine Art enables students to appreciate the visual world and develop the ability to respond in a personal and creative way. Students will develop skills including a working knowledge of materials, practices and technology; the ability to interpret
and convey ideas and feelings using art, craft and design; imaginative and creative powers and experimental, analytical and documenting skills; specialist language and a knowledge of the place of art in contemporary society.
The course has been designed to give students the opportunity to adopt an individual approach to their work. A sketchbook must be kept throughout the course, which is both a journal of their progress and a means of documenting evidence of a student’s work in relation to the assessment objectives.
The course will prepare candidates to progress into further or higher education, to follow courses in a broad range of Art based subjects.
Component 1: Personal investigation (Student choice individual problem solving
project and essay).
Mock externally set assignment (theme decided by exam board).
Component 1: Personal investigation (student choice individual problem solving project and essay).
Component 2: Externally set assignment (theme decided by exam board)
Full course details can be found on the Edexcel website:www.edexcel.com
Five or more GCSE qualifications at grade C or (equivalent) or above including a B grade in an Art based subject.
Length of course:-
Two years, Students will be assed throughout Year 1 through internal assessment,
mock exams and, where available, external exams. Students need to demonstrate strong performance in all assesments to gain entry to Year 2 .
Assessment Year 1
Personal investigation (50%)
• Externally set assignment with 10 hour period of sustained focus under exam conditions (50%)
Continue Personal investigation (60%)
• Externally set assignment with 15 hour period of sustained focus under exam conditions (40%)
How to apply
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