Guided Choices 2017 - Year 8 - page 16

WHAT is the subject about?
The aim is for you to become a self-motivated artist/
designer, capable of working to a high standard. The
course involves looking at and using Artists / Designers
work, exploring and experimenting with a range of media
and ideas and an understanding of how Art & Design is
used in society.
WHY should I choose this subject?
Because you are creative and enjoy working in an
environment where you are keen to explore and develop
ideas and materials.
WHEN and HOW am I assessed?
Each completed unit of controlled assessment will be
formally assessed termly, which will go towards your final
exam grade. Homework is set every week or, if a larger
research project, over several weeks.
WHICH subjects should I have an aptitude in?
An interest in the subject and enthusiasm to build on skills
learnt at KS3.
WHERE could this subject take me in the future?
A Levels and Diplomas in Art and Design, leading onto
Degrees in Art, Design, Fashion and Interior Design.
WHO do I need to speak to for more information?
Miss Inker
GCSE Art & Design
Pupil quotes:
“I enjoy seeing my work
develop into a finished
“I am surprised at how
my work develops”
“I can express myself”
“I am able to get on
with my work; asking
for help when
Dream, Believe, Achieve
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