Art and Design A level at Ellesmere Port Catholic High School
Year 12 outline:
Autumn term 1: Personal creative enquiry. 100% coursework. Research and development of chosen theme. Sketchbook and design sheet work. Printmaking skills - lino prints.
Autumn term 2: Art residential weekend, Anglesey. Development of ideas, testing and final outcomes. Printmaking skills - collagraphs. Review and modify designs based on assessments.
Spring term 1: 2 nd part of personal creative enquiry. Development of ideas and different media explored. Drawing skills. Gallery visit.
Spring term 2: Further developments and ideas and testing. 2nd final outcomes. 3D skills - casting.
Summer term 1: Completion/improvement of all coursework elements - sketchbooks, skills design sheets and final 2D and 3D outcomes.
Summer term 2: Assist with preparation for A level art exhibition. Research for A level coursework, exploring themes for the start of personal investigation.
Year 13 outline:
Autumn term 1: personal investigation. research and development of chosen theme. Tests and sketchbook and design sheet work.
Autumn term 2: Personal investigation and written requirement. Research and development of chosen theme, first final outcomes. 5 hour PPE. Formal assessment. Review and modify designs based on assessments.
Spring term 1: Personal investigation and written requirement completed end of January. Externally set task from Feb 1st. Gallery visit.
Spring term 2: Externally set task exam preparation. Continuing on development of ideas and stretch and challenge element of exam.
Summer term 1: Completing exam preparation for external practical 12 hour exam at end of April. Further improvement and completion of cousework. Final deadline 3rd May. Preparation for art exhibition - photographing work and designing exhibition poster, invites and catalogue.
Summer term 2: Preparation for Art moderation at end of year A level art exhibition private view.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ellesmere Port Catholic High School directly.