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Art

Subject leader:

  • Mr Michael Cadd
  • Email: Michael.cadd@cockshuthill.org.uk

Subject staff:

  • Mr Carl Seebode
  • Mrs Amy Shore

 

Key Stage 4 curriculum overview:

 

  • GCSE Art and Design (Fine Art)

There are two components: The Portfolio (01) where learners complete a body of work based on the theme ‘Natural Forms’ and the Externally Set Task (02) set by OCR. Learners must complete both components (01 and 02) to be awarded the GCSE (1-9) in Art and Design. Areas of study for Fine Art are drawing, installation, lens-/light based media, mixed media, land art, printing, painting and sculpture.

 

  • GCSE Art and Design (Photography)

There are two components: The Portfolio (01) where learners complete a body of work based on a theme and the Externally Set Task (02) set by OCR. Learners must complete both components (01 and 02) to be awarded the GCSE (1-9) in Art and Design. Areas of study for Photography are documentary photography, photo-journalism, studio photography, location photography, experimental photography, installation and moving image.

 

Knowledge check dates:

N/A

Mid-term assessment dates:

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Revision:

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Extra-curricular:

GCSE After School Club: Tuesday and Thursday 3.10-4pm

 

Trips and visits offered:

Potential trips to museums and galleries