Art, Craft and Design A Level at Saffron Walden County High School
The Art, Craft and Design course extends the creative skills and experiences of GCSE, exploring a wide range of media, materials, artists and processes. The course encourages a personal approach to skills development and the exploration of art.
Consists of the ‘Personal Investigation’, based on a theme, concept or starting
point of your choice. This will allow you to study a wide variety of media, materials, techniques and processes. You will use your understanding of artists and designers to develop your own practical work. The Personal Investigation includes a compulsory written element of 1,000 – 3,000 words.
‘Externally set assignment’, worth 40% of your final A-Level. The project involves a lead in period of preparatory work followed by 15 hours of ‘supervised time’, in which you complete your final piece at the end of the course.
GCSE 5 in Art
Assessment Objective 1:
Developing ideas/using reference/sustainment
Assessment Objective 2:
Assessment Objective 3:
Recording/ research/ observations
Assessment Objective 4:
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Saffron Walden County High School directly.