Thinking of doing Art as one of your Option subjects? On this Blog you will see a range of work from our Key Stage 4 and 5 students. There are also many examples of GCSE projects on display in the Art rooms. Have a good look around and then decide if any of it appeals to you. More news to follow in class.
We have finally arrived. Just when you thought that Coursework would never end - it has. A reminder that this counts for 60% of the final assessment. Take home your mock exam final piece - get it finished off - and hand in for assessment. This piece is an important part of Coursework and carries an extra weighting. Normal homework has been suspended to help this happen.
The actual exam project starts NOW. Select a Starting Point from the list given on the exam paper and go about it in the same way as you did the mock. Marks will be awarded for:
- Starting Point Sheet
- Studies from direct observation
- Experiment with different materials
- Artist connection
- Final Outcome
Handing in dates for these to be announced shortly. Watch this space.
Reminder - this is the 2nd week to work on your final piece (2). Make arrangements for the canvas run next week if you think you will not finish in normal class time. The results so far are very encouraging - we'll get examples posted on the blog as soon as poss.
Examination question papers go out on Monday. Early indications reveal there's something there for every one. Play to your strengths and be ambitious. We'll go over it in class. More news to follow.
You should have received the examination paper by now.
Two weeks to go (plus half-term) to complete your Personal Study. Get all practical work finished off and start thinking about the exam project. Try to 'hit the floor running' after the break. All written work should be complete by now.
Year 9 Enrichment
Reminder - the last session takes place on Wednesday - 3.00 - 4.30. Think about the brief - an image or theme from a film - and how this could be interpreted as a 'light drawing'. Remember also to bring in a piece of music. Have you seen last weeks work on the blog? Brill.
Danielle Eardley - 11.15. Kate Freeman - 11.30 - AVCE interview - Monday, Feb 2nd
Elizabeth Boiling - AVCE interview - Thursday, Feb 5th - 9.15.
Jacques Wakefield - AVCE interview - Friday, Feb 6th - 11.20.
Miss Johnson returns on Monday and will be a big help to our GCSE students. Thanks to Emma Barton for her contribution in class last week.
Assembly Rooms Exhibition - is getting closer and closer. See Miss Shipley for all the latest details and deadlines.