KS4 Art & Design

GCSE ART & DESIGN

WHY STUDY ART & DESIGN?

If you enjoy:

  • Being creative.
  • Getting Messy!
  • Drawing.
  • Experimenting with mixed media.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • Observational Drawing Skills.
  • Mixed Media Techniques e.g Sculpture, Clay, Modelling
  • How to Research other Artists and be inspired by their work.
  • How to annotate your artwork and reflect upon your practice.

HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT

  • In school – Coursework will be completed in lesson time. Teachers also offer after school sessions for one-to-one tutoring.
  • At Home – The expectation is that you continue working on your sketchbook outside of lesson time every week.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

  • Examination – The exam will be a 10 hour practical exam where students will produce a final piece artwork.

WHERE CAN THIS SUBJECT TAKE ME?

  • Many of the students who enjoyed studying GCSE Art and Design have gone on to study A Level or BTEC Art related courses at college. GCSE Art & Design gives students a broad knowledge and understanding of different techniques and processes, giving students a broad skill range to take them confidently into further education.