Fine Art

Students opting for Art will follow the AQA Fine Art syllabus at A Level.

COURSE OUTLINE

This is primarily a practical course through which students will: Develop personal ideas via the focused investigation of a variety of diverse starting points. Be able to explore a broad range of materials, media and processes, including: drawing and painting, mixed media, sculpting, digital photography and image manipulation, as well as any other area relevant to a students ideas or interest. Be exposed to the work of artists across art history, including at first hand through gallery visits, and will be asked to analyse and evaluate images in visual and written formats as well as make links between their own work and that of those they study.

Be expected to develop presentation skills via a portfolio of work, sketchbooks and an exhibition of final outcomes.

Coursework Portfolio

A practical project resulting in a portfolio of developmental work including sketchbooks, investigations and final conclusions.

Examination

A Practical examination project resulting in a portfolio of developmental work including sketchbooks, investigations and final conclusions
The examination itself will focus upon the candidates ability to develop ideas.

Time Allowed

No time limit The project runs from start of September to the end of January

Exam Preparation has no time limit

The project runs from start of February to mid May Practical Examination: 5hours

Personal Investigation

A project with both practical and written elements developed in response to a personal theme. The project will lead to a final conclusion and written material of between 1000 and 3000 words.

Examination

A Practical examination project resulting in a portfolio of developmental work including sketchbooks, investigations and final conclusions The examination itself will focus upon the candidates ability to develop ideas.

Time Allowed

No time limit The project runs from start of September to the end of January

Exam Preparation has no time limit

The project runs from start of February to mid May

Practical Examination: 15hours

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