Art and Design (Fine Art) A Level at Finham Park School
• Supporting studies – developmental work outcomes generating ideas for practical work and persona l study work. (A2 flip file based folder)
Your coursework themes will be delivered through the umbrella title 'View Points'. The development of your personal themes will be negotiated with your teacher. In support of your personal investigation, you will develop an essay, which is designed to develop your contextual understanding of art, artists, designers, architects or crafts persons
Component 2: – (ESA) – weighting 40% of the total course marks. The A Level Exam is an externally set assignment and this component is organised in two parts:
The exam prep period – this will run over 10 weeks from end of January 2020 to May 2020. This will be presented in an A2 size flip file.
Sustained Focus - In May 2020, at the end of the prep period, you will sit a 15 hour sustained focus (ESA externally set controlled test) over 3 days. You will present your work in an A2 size folder and you will be expected to produce 14-16 or more sides of work by responding to starting points and themes taken from the exam paper delivered by EDEXCEL exam board.
GCSE 5 grades 9-4 and you will need a 5 or more in GCSE Fine Art, or unendorsed art and design.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Finham Park School directly.