Exam board: AQA
Course code/specification number: 4202
Level of qualification: Level 2
What will students learn about?
Students are required to work in a range of areas of Fine Art. They may explore overlapping areas and combinations of areas: Painting and drawing; Mixed media, including collage and assemblage; Sculpture; Land art; Installation; Printmaking (relief, intaglio, screen processes and lithography); Lens-based and/or light-based media and new media (film, television, animation, video and photography).
What can students progress on to after completing this course?
A level Photography
AS/A level Art and Design Graphic Design
What grades can students access?
Grades A*- G
What skills will students develop and demonstrate?
Students will be expected to demonstrate skills and techniques in the context of their chosen area(s) of study within Fine Art:
making appropriate use of colour, line, tone, texture, shape and form
using different approaches to recording images, such as, observation, analysis, expression and imagination
showing in their work an understanding of the conventions of representational and abstract/ non-representational imagery and genres
investigating different ways of working, as appropriate to their chosen area(s) of study within Fine Art
providing evidence of an understanding of spatial qualities, composition, rhythm, scale and structure
providing evidence of the use of safe working practices.
How will students’ learning be assessed?
Unit 1 Portfolio of Work
Controlled Assessment (60%)
Candidate portfolio selected from work undertaken during course of study and must include more than one project.
Unit 2 Externally Set Task
Approx. 8 weeks preparation time.
10 hours of sustained focused study (exam) (40%)
Candidates respond to their chosen starting point.
For further information please contact:
Miss. D. Walsh Assistant Head ADT firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. N. Lysons Subject Leader email@example.com