North East Futures UTC

GCSE Art

Subject content

Students choose one or more of the titles below for study.

Art, craft and design

Fine art

Graphic communication

Textile design

Three-dimensional design

Photography

Assessment

Component 1 Portfolio

What’s assessed?

A portfolio that in total shows explicit coverage of the four assessment objectives. It must include a sustained project evidencing the journey from initial engagement to the realisation of intentions and a selection of further work undertaken during the student’s course of study.

How’s it assessed?

No time limit

96 marks

60% of GCSE

Component 2 Externally set assignment

What’s assessed?

Students respond to their chosen starting point from an externally set assignment paper relating to their subject title, evidencing coverage of all four assessment objectives.

How’s it assessed?

Preparatory period followed by 10 hours of supervised time

96 marks

40% of GCSE

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