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Art and Design at Penketh High School

Course description

AS YEAR 12The units covered are:Unit 1 - Involves producing a practical unit of coursework comprising of a variety of materials,processes and techniques. This unit must be supported by artists references and sketchbookwork which show analysis, refinement and modification of ideas. Unit 2 - Involves a 5 hour unaided piece of work which is produced under examination conditions.This 5 hour piece must be supported by sketchbook work and artist reference along with practical study and preparation work.. A2 YEAR 13The units covered are:Unit 4 - Involves producing a unit of coursework which is practically based supported by a 1000 work essay explaining and outlining the decisions, thought process and modifications made in yourpractical work with references specifically generated to artist influences. Unit 5 - Involves a 15 hour practical examination supported by sketchbook work and study pieceswhich shows analysis, refinement and modification of ideas processes and techniques

Entry requirements

To study Art & Design at AS or A2 it is recommended that you have a minimum of a Grade C inGCSE Art & Design.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Penketh High School directly.

Last updated date: 17 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years