Art GCSE

Component 1: Coursework 60%

You will be given a practical introduction to a range of processes and study other artists’ work. You will learn how to draw, paint and work in a variety of mixed media too. You will also learn how to acquire a solid grasp of computer technique. In your work you will also be taught to pay great attention to detail in your finished work.

Component 2: Externally-set Assignment 40%

This unit is approached in exactly the same manner as outlined for Unit 1. You will be given a wide choice of starting points by the examination board. Most of the work will be produced in normal lessons, but will be finished in a series of timed sessions.