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Art at Chestnut Grove Academy

Course description

WHICH SKILLS WILL YOU ACQUIRE?

·       Knowledge and understanding of contextual studies

·       Ability to work with a range of artistic processes and techniques

·       Ability to write with analytically about artists work

·       Ability to develop personal investigations form a range of different sources

·       Ability to explore the limitations of processes and ideas through experimentation and testing

Course content

LEVEL: AS Level

UNIT: 1 - 'Reflect and Distort'

An exploration of materials and process

FORM OF ASSESSMENT: Coursework

GRADE WEIGHTING: 50% AS level (25% A leve)

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LEVEL: AS Level

UNIT: 2 - Externally set exam question

FORM OF ASSESSMENT: Exam

GRADE WEIGHTING: 50% AS level (25% A level)

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LEVEL: A2 ( A level)

UNIT: 3 - Personal Investigation

FORM OF ASSESSMENT: Coursework

GRADE WEIGHTING: 40% A2 (20% A level)

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LEVEL: A2 (A level)

UNIT: 4 - Externally set exam

FORM OF ASSESSMENT: Exam

GRADE WEIGHTING: 60% A" ( 30% A level)

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Entry requirements

5 A*-C passes at GCSE, preferably with grade ‘B’ at GCSE.

Assessment

Examination and coursework.

Future opportunities

WHICH CAREER PATHWAYS EXIST AFTER STUDYING THIS SUBJECT?

·       Set designer (film/theatre)

·       Architect

·       Interior designer

·       Artist

·       Teaching 

·       Fashion industry

·       Illustrator

·       Games designer

·       Graphic designer

Further information

WHICH SUBJECTS COMPLEMENT WELL WITH THIS COURSE?

  • English
  • Sociology
  • History
  • DT
  • Film
  • Studies,
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Performing Arts        

Contact Ms Keeble, Head of Art - ckeeble@chestnutgrove.wandsworth.sch.uk 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chestnut Grove Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year AS level, with 5 lesson per week. 2 year A level, with 5 lessons per week.

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