Art

AS and A2 LEVEL Art

Art_teacher_Lorrice_Yearde_and_prospective_student_Emily_Vigrass_600Specification code: AS – H161
A2 – H561

The course builds on the skills, knowledge and understanding acquired at GCSE and although it would be helpful to have studied art at GCSE it is not a requirement.

AS – (Advanced Subsidiary) is the first half of A Level. It can be taken as a qualification in itself or as the first year of a two year A Level.

AS – There are two units to this qualification.

  1. COURSEWORK PORTFOLIO = 60%
    This can be a single sustained project or theme.
    or
    A number of smaller projects.
  2. CONTROLLED ASSIGNMENT = 40%
    A 5 hour examination with 3 to 6 weeks preparation.

A2 – (Full A Level) is the second year of the course which leads to a full A Level.

A2 – There are two units to this qualification.

  1. PERSONAL INVESTIGATION = 60%
    One major project which shows:

    • Planning and preparation work
    • A related personal study of between 1000– 3000 words
    • Final piece
  2. CONTROLLED ASSIGNMENT = 40%
    A 15 hour examination with 3 to 6 weeks preparation

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