It encourages independent thought, innovation and the confidence necessary to take risks when exploring solutions to visual problems. They will develop an understanding of the historical and cultural roles of artists & designers leading to the appreciation of the richness and diversity of the visual arts.
|Mrs J Sprawson
Curriculum Team Leader – Art
At GCSE level, students attend 4-5 lessons per fortnight.
Board and Specification
|Coursework Portfolio (Portfolio of Pieces)||60%|
|Externally-set Assignment (Art Created in Response to Task)||40%|
The topics covered are: Natural Forms, The Environment, Still Life Collections, Portrait and Identity. Students work in a variety of material areas including, drawing, painting, mixed media, printing and photography.