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Art at Weald of Kent Grammar School

Course description

This course will provide you with the opportunity to study and explore Art, Craft and Design at a deeper and more academic level.  You will benefit from investigating a wide range of experiences, ideas and techniques, exploring a variety of processes in both 2D and 3D media.  Integral to your study will be a deepening understanding of historical and contextual knowledge, developed through an open and enquiring mind. This course will encourage you to develop creative, intellectual, imaginative and intuitive skills; you will learn how to investigate, analyse, experiment and express aesthetic understanding and critical judgements as well as develop a broadening understanding of the function of Art, Craft and Design in contemporary society and in other times and cultures. You will develop your own strengths in the subject and identify and sustain your own lines of enquiry.  

Entry requirements

For success in this subject it is expected that you gain a Grade 6 or above in GCSE Art


Year 12

Portfolio Unit: provides supporting evidence for Unit 1

Year 13

Unit 1 (Personal Investigation) = 60%

Unit 2 (Externally Set Assignment) = 40%


The examination unit consists of a 15 hour controlled test

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Weald of Kent Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 30 October 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
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