Key Stage 4

What you will study:

WJEC/ Eduquas GCSE (9-1) Art and design

The course is run over two years with approximately 3 hours per week.

Students will create a portfolio of work that consists of one or two projects. The projects change each year but cover the assessment objectives stated in the exam criteria.

Students will have an end of year Externally set exam that consists of a personal project based on the exam booklet provided by the exam board.

Students will explore exciting projects in their sketchbooks or on boards.

AO1 - Critical Understanding AO2 - Creative
Making
AO3 - Reflective Recording AO4 - Personal Presentation

Develop ideas through investigations, demonstrating critical understanding of sources.

Refine work by exploring ideas, selecting and experimenting with appropriate media, materials, techniques and processes.

Record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions as work progresses.

Present a personal and meaningful response that realises intentions and demonstrates understanding of visual language.

  • Component 1: Portfolio
  • 60% weighting
    120 Marks

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  • Component 2: Externally Set Assignment
  • 40% weighting
    80 Marks

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    Total Weighting 100%
    Total Marks 200

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