Soham Village College

GCSE Art & Design

GCSE Art & Design

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Exam Board Qualification Specification
EdExcel Exam Board - GCSE Art & Design (Unendorsed 2AD01) GCSE Art 1FA0
Or
EdExcel Exam Board - GCSE Art & Design (Unendorsed 2AD01) GCSE Art, Craft & Design (with Photography) 1AD0

 The table below is a breakdown of the units studied at GCSE and the format of the assessments.

   Year 10

Year 11

 

Units
Assessments
Units
Assessment

Autumn    

Surface and Texture (Unit 1)
Directed sustained Artist research from a choice provided (AO1)
Ongoing formative assessment Project 2 (Unit 1) -
Independent development (AO1,2,3)
Ongoing formative assessment
Surface and Texture (Unit 1)
Directed Drawing, painting and printmaking and 3D processes (workshops) (AO3)
Ongoing formative assessment Project 2 (Unit 1) -
Independent research (focus upon refinement and development of final idea) (AO2)
Final piece –
to be completed in the art and design mock exam mid way through the term (AO4)
Spring    Surface and Texture (Unit 1)
Independent development (AO1,2,3)
Ongoing formative assessment Exam Project –
Sketchbook development
Ongoing formative assessment
Surface and Texture (Unit 1) – Independent research (focus upon refinement and development of final idea) (AO2) Final piece – to be completed a 2 day mock exam Exam Project –
Sketchbook development
EXAM Final piece
2 day exam
Summer    Project 2 (Unit 1) -
(Previous years exam paper) – Directed sustained artist research (AO1)
Ongoing formative assessment Students can make final improvements to Unit 1 and prepare for the end of year exhibition.  
Project 2 (Unit 1)
Independent drawing, painting and printmaking and 3D processes(workshops) (AO3)
Ongoing formative assessment