|Year 13 Curriculum Outlines|
|Art and Design|
Art and Design
Introduction and Aims
Art and Design encourages personal expression, imagination,observational studies and analytical opportunties.
Following the Cambridge syllabus with the area of study of Painting and Related Media.
Students complete the A level course with the following components - Coursework - comp. 3 - Related Study - comp 4.
The ability to understand and express concepts and feelings. To record from direct observation and personal experience and to communicate by using appropriate materials and techniques use innovation and the use of intuition and imagination. The ability to be critical and analytical, to identify, research and evaluate problems in a systematic way. The acquisition of a relevant working vocabulary; an awareness and appreciation of the interdependence of Art & Design and the individual within cultural contexts.
Students are to pursue a field of study in research, development and in depth.Much emphasis will be placed on the resolution of the final piece as on the development of ideas and the use of processes. Students are to produce a Coursework project, supporting studies and a sketchbook.
Students will produce a detailed study of any aspect of the visual arts. Students must select their related study theme and complete a proposal form
Emphasis is based on the completion and development of student’s individual response to comp.3. Aiming towards the opportunity to complete a whole school presentation of their work.
Students will produce a detailed study of any aspect of the visual arts. First-hand experience of the work(s) should form at least part of the study. Following their proposal form the presentation of the study may take any format that is appropriate.
Students are assessed using the Cambridge Assessment Objectives from the syllabus.
Students are expected to record their own work and are encouraged to critically analyse and evaluate their own work.
Comp. 3 & 4 are externally assessed by CIE.
Students are encouraged to work independently on all their Art studies both in class and at home.
Students should have a basic range of Art materials at home.
Some research will be collected from the Internet, so where possible Internet facilities are very useful.