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Sandy Upper School

Art

Course Title: GCSE (9-1) Art & Design
Syllabus Code: Art Craft & Design (1AD0)
Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel Web link

Year 1 Term1 Component 1

Introduction – Organic forms + Recording skills – drawing /painting/observation/imagination + Critical analysis exploring artists methods + Exploring and developing ideas using a range of media

Year 1 Term2 Component 1

  • Outcome Organic forms
  • Large cropped composition painting inspired by Georgia O Keefe
  • William Morris inspired repeat print

Year 1 Term3 Component 1

  • Printmaking
  • Lino
  • Monoprint

Year 2 Term1 Component 1

  • Personal independent project- internally set theme
  • Research, develop and refine chosen idea
  • Realisation of final outcome
  • Present personal portfolio
  • Component 1 submitted for assessment

Year 2 Term2

Component 2 Externally Set Assignment – Theme assigned by exam board + Theme issued first week of term + 8 weeks to produce preparatory studies to support given theme + Research, record, develop, refine + Produce Final outcome (10 hours practical in exam conditions)

Year 2 Term 3

  • Personal portfolio and Externally set assignment exhibition

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