The course encourages personal expression, imagination, sensitivity, conceptual thinking, powers of observation, an analytical ability and practical attitudes. Art and Design compliments literary, mathematical, scientific and factual subjects. It is a form of communication and a means of expressing ideas and feelings.
The Assessment Objectives are grouped under:
-Knowledge with understanding.
-Interpretative and Creative response.
-Personal Investigation and Development.
Candidates may enter any components from:
1- Observational/Interpretative Assignment.
2- Design Assignment.
3- Critical and Historical Assignment.
4- Coursework Assignment.
This Course should stimulate interest and personal enrichment as well as providing an introduction of artistic exploration and design thinking. Most of the work is practical or studio-based so that candidates develop their abilities of observation and analysis of the visual world, sensitivity, skill, personal expression and imagination. They should also learn to relate their skills to an enhanced knowledge of their own and other cultures, past and present, and an appreciation of practical design problems.
-Manipulative, Artistic, Analytical skills.
-Knowledge & Critical Understanding.
A-Level Award comprises 4 Components:
1- Controlled Test 30%
2- Coursework I 20%
3- Coursework II 30%
4- Related Study 20%