Art A Level at Norton College
In Component 1, students develop work based on an idea, issue, concept or theme leading to a finished outcome or a series of related finished outcomes. Practical elements make connections with some aspect of contemporary or past practice of artist(s), designer(s), photographers or craftspeople and includes a written piece work of no less than 1000 and no more than 3000 words. This supports the practical work.
In Component 2, students respond to a stimulus, provided by the exam board, toproduce work which provides evidence of their ability to work independently within specified time constraints, developing a personal and meaningful response which addresses all the assessment objectives and leads to a finished outcome or a series of related finished outcomes.
English and Maths - C or above.
AO1: Develop ideas through sustained and focused investigations informed by contextual and other sources, demonstrating analytical and critical understanding.
AO2: Explore and select appropriate resources, media, materials, techniques and
AO3: Record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions, reflecting critically on work and progress.
AO4: Present a personal and meaningful response that realizes intentions and, where appropriate, makes connections between visual and other elements.
In A Level, unit 1 counts for 60%, and the externally set unit 2 for 40% of the qualification.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Norton College directly.