Board/code AQA- Fine Art

What do we cover in the course?

Key syllabus elements


The skills you will explore will be varied.  Amongst them you will develop a working knowledge of materials, practices and technology within art and learn the skills to interpret and convey your ideas and feelings using art and design.

How is it assessed?

Key assessment elements


The course is made up of three separate units, one of which is an externally set assignment, which makes up 50% of the overall mark and are assessed according to the AQA mark scheme, which is made available to students.

Key skills required



Students will explore a range of skills including drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and computer based design. Communication is integral to the study of GCSE, with students expected to show refined skills in their chosen medium.

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