What will you study in Art?
Autumn – Spring Term: Woodland
Spring – Autumn in year 11: Urban landscapes/portraiture
Autumn – Spring Term: Continue Urban landscapes/portraiture
Spring – Externally set assignment
The full details of every GCSE course are given in the exam board’s ‘specification’, see weblinks at the bottom of this page.
Groups and Assessment
Students are taught in mixed ability groups.
Year 10: In March the students have a 1 day exam where they complete a final piece in exam conditions.
Year 11: In November and May the students have a 2 day exam where they complete a final piece in exam conditions.
There are no tiers in this GCSE course, all students take the same final exams.
Controlled Assessment and Final Examinations
Personal Portfolio coursework: 60%
Externally set assignment: 40%
Final Examinations: There is 1 final examinations at the end of Year 11
2 days (10 hours)
Enrichment opportunities, visits and trips
Where this Qualification Leads
Students can progress to AS Art which we offer at Heathside.
Exam Board and Specification
Exam Board: Edexcel