iGCSE Preparation & Mock Exam
Following the same format as the practice exam, you will be given a topic and will have 8 weeks to prepare a body of work, culminating in a final 8-hour exam. Group critiques will take place and be lead by students rather than teachers. At this point, teachers will facilitate students in their work, but will have minimal input.
You have 8 weeks(24 lessons) to create at least 4 A2 good quality pages to support your final piece. . You are expected to spend 2 hours a week at home working as well as 3 hours class time.
Here is a guide to help you organise your time. Use it to write notes and plan what you will do and what you have done:
1 Mind map, image collection, observational drawing with a range of media.
2 Experimentation with range of drawing media and ideas development.
3 Artist Research and analysis Technique research and experimentation
4 New experiments in relation to Artists and Ideas development
5 Combine Experiments to develop ideas.
6 Make 3 x A2 pages complete with notes
7 3 x final piece ideas. Planning and design pages. Draft of Final
8 Final idea. Exam plan. Final A2 Page. EXAM
EXAM Exact Date to be decided
A01 – Research
A02 – Develop Ideas, Visual & Written
A03 – Analysis, Annotation and Organisation, Visual & Written
A04 – Experimentation with media & techniques
A05 -Final Piece and Evaluation
Here's some resources to get you started on your individual topic.
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