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Art

Mrs R Laurenson


Art

Course Title:   Art & Design

Accreditation:

NCFE Level 2 in Creative Studies : Art & Design
Unit Certificate available

Course Description

This qualification is for students who want to develop their skills and gain an understanding across a range of areas in art. A love of art is desirable.

What you will study

Students will be expected to complete fiveunits over 2 years. All units are structured to encourage the students to independently follow their own design concepts from an original brief.Four of the units will be internally marked. In year 11, students will complete a project that is externally marked and will make up 20% of the overall mark.
For those students who struggle, a Certificate of individual units are available and may be an option for year 10’s who do not want to pursue art in year 11
Art and Design is a largely practical based course. We cover multiple materials and processes such as painting, printing, model making, ceramics and textiles.

In addition to the NCFE, we offer Arts Award. This is a non-credited introduction to all art forms and is completed in small groups. Arts award is an excellent addition to a student’s C.V.

How you will be assessed

The course work will be marked by the unit and then externally assessed by an outside assessor.
There will be an exam that will be carried out in year 11 and marked by an external assessor.

A level 2 pass will be the equivalent of a C grade GCSE
A level 1 pass will be the equivalent of a G grade GCSE

Possible Careers and Further Education

Level 3 diploma in Art & design
Flower Arranging
Craft
Interior Design
Art Technician
Art Teacher

 

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