Art – Key Stage 4

Year 10

Course Information & Assessment Points

 Curriculum contentAssessed workComponent of assessment grade
Autumn

Unit 1
Natural Forms
Still life drawing in pencil, pen, charcoal, chalk, graphite and ink
Still life photography using macro lens and lighting kit
Digital photo manipulation
Etching print making
Canvas acrylic painting
PowerPoint: Develop Ideas/ Record Ideas
Unit 1: All work produced on the course is assessed and counts towards a student’s portfolio of artwork.
Unit 1: The complete portfolio at the end of the full 2 year course is worth 60% of the whole grade.
Spring

Unit 1
Personal Project
Students choice of personal project theme
Liverpool Art galleries visit for artist research
Students refine their preferred art techniques
PowerPoint: Develop Ideas/ Record Ideas
Unit 1: All work produced on the course is assessed and counts towards a student’s portfolio of artwork.

Jan - 5 hour pencil drawing Pre-Public Examination
Unit 1: The complete portfolio at the end of the full 2 year course is worth 60% of the whole grade.
Summer

Unit 1
Personal Project continuation…
Students choice of personal project theme
Students refine their preferred art techniques
PowerPoint: Develop Ideas/ Record Ideas
Unit 1: All work produced on the course is assessed and counts towards a student’s portfolio of artwork.
Unit 1: The complete portfolio at the end of the full 2 year course is worth 60% of the whole grade.

Year 11

Course Information & Assessment Points

 Curriculum contentAssessed workComponent of assessment grade
Autumn

Unit 1
Personal Project continuation…
Students choice of personal project theme
Students refine their preferred art techniques
PowerPoint: Develop Ideas/ Record Ideas
Unit 1: All work produced on the course is assessed and counts towards a student’s portfolio of artwork.
Unit 1: The complete portfolio at the end of the full 2 year course is worth 60% of the whole grade.
Spring

Unit 2
Externally Set Task Project
Question/ theme of project set by AQA exam board.
Completion of all 4 Assessment Objectives
Planning Sheets: Develop Ideas/ Record Ideas
Unit 2: All work produced on the Externally Set Task Project is assessed and counts towards a student’s exam.

January - 5 hour pencil drawing Pre Public Examination

March/ April - 10 Hour Externally Set Exam
Unit 2: The complete externally set task project is worth 40% of the whole grade.
Summer

Unit 1 and 2
Completion of Outstanding Portfolio work from Years 10 or 11 before deadline of course May 31st.
Nature Project
Personal Project
Externally Set Task Project
Unit 1: All work produced on the course is assessed and counts towards a student’s portfolio of artwork.

Unit 2: All work produced on the Externally Set Task Project is assessed and counts towards a student’s exam.
Unit 1: The complete portfolio at the end of the full 2 year course is worth 60% of the whole grade.

Unit 2: The complete externally set task project is worth 40% of the whole grade.

Course Information
  • Room:P6, P7, P8
Department
Art

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