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OCR ART AND DESIGN AS/A2 LEVEL at Whitworth Park School and Sixth Form College

Course description

AS Level - Art and Design FINE ART

Coursework Portfolio

  • Candidates produce a portfolio of work from starting points, topics or themes determined by their centre.
  • The focus is on including work that shows exploration, research and acquisition of techniques and skills.

Coursework AS - 60%

Controlled Assignment

  • Candidates select one starting point from an early release question paper.
  • Candidates are given a minimum of three weeks and a maximum of six weeks in which to plan and prepare.
  • Candidates are then given five hours of controlled time to work on developing their idea into a realisation/outcome.

Examined 3-6 weeks' preparation and 5 hours' controlled time AS - 40%

A2

Personal Investigation

  • Candidates submit one major project which has a personal significance.
  • The investigation includes a related personal study that must be between 1000-3000 words

Coursework A Level - 30%

Controlled Assignment

  • Candidates select one starting point from an early release question paper.
  • Candidates are given a minimum of three weeks and a maximum of six weeks in which to prepare.
  • In fifteen hours of controlled time, candidates work to plan and then realise ideas into a final outcome.

Examined 3-6 weeks' preparation and 15 hours' controlled time A Level - 20%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Whitworth Park School and Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 11 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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