Fine Art and Graphic Art AS and A Level at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Penrith
Students will produce practical and critical/contextual work in one or more areas including painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, installation, printmaking, film, animation, video, photography, lens-based and/or light-based media. Graphic art students will follow the same course but will produce their development and final pieces using the computer program photoshop. Their outcomes will be of
a graphic nature such as stamp presentation packs, posters or calendars.
Students will explore relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to art and design from the past and recent times, including European and non-European countries. This will be integral to the investigating and making processes. Their responses to these examples must be shown through practical and critical activities which demonstrate the students’ understanding of different styles, genres and traditions.
Pupils wishing to enter the course will need to have achieved grade A at GCSE.
Unit 1 Coursework Portfolio - 60% -96 marks
Portfolio of work set and marked by the centre and moderated by AQA
Unit 2 AS Externally Set Assignment 40% Supervised time 10 hours
Personal Investigation 60%
Personal investigation supported by the written element of 1000-3000 words
A2 Externally Set Assignment -40% Supervised time 15 hours
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Penrith directly.
Last updated date: 15 August 2016