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23/03/24

Ready for day 1!!! 🏔️🎿🇮🇹 pic.twitter.com/y2lbWQRb8B

23/03/24

Ready for day 1!!! 🏔️🎿🇮🇹 pic.twitter.com/y2lbWQRb8B

22/12/23

Thank you to everyone who donated to our fundraiser! Our Christmas Elves (the amazing year 10 prefects) packed 20 bags of gifts for the children staying there over Christmas and a little something for the staff too 🎁 🌲 pic.twitter.com/Vs94QEtVtZ

22/12/23

Thank you to everyone who donated to our fundraiser! Our Christmas Elves (the amazing year 10 prefects) packed 20 bags of gifts for the children staying there over Christmas and a little something for the staff too 🎁 🌲 pic.twitter.com/Vs94QEtVtZ

02/10/23

10 days to go 💛Let's make this one bigger and brighter than ever before. pic.twitter.com/wYbbql7FCv

02/10/23

Talking about how we're feeling can make the world of difference. This we are partnering with to help . pic.twitter.com/qO6YDreE3z

01/10/23

10 days to go 💛Let's make this one bigger and brighter than ever before. pic.twitter.com/wYbbql7FCv

26/09/23

Talking about how we're feeling can make the world of difference. This we are partnering with to help . pic.twitter.com/qO6YDreE3z

31/07/23

Stormzy and HSBC fund 36 black Cambridge students https://t.co/YqbUjbdsUk

30/07/23

Stormzy and HSBC fund 36 black Cambridge students https://t.co/YqbUjbdsUk

19/07/23

To be connected with creative career opportunities, A Level Media Studies students enjoyed lunch on Primrose Hill before being welcomed at the Roundhouse and then The October Gallery for creative industry tours, talks and workshops as part of Year 12’s Careers Day on July 10th pic.twitter.com/nnLR9lMZy4

19/07/23

As part of our all-through curriculum Ms. Deering and Year 6 are bringing their sketchbooks to Ms. Stephens in the secondary art room ready for Year 7 in September. pic.twitter.com/GQQyk8JMN4

13/07/23

Really well done to all of our students for a fantastic concert. Thank you to for hosting and and for all their help and support. https://t.co/YzGGgffMEn

13/07/23

For anyone who needs to hear this today 💙 pic.twitter.com/QGcgD9HAfD

13/07/23

Be kind to your mind this and get involved in our quiz. 🧠Can you guess the wellbeing related words from these anagrams? Comment below ⬇ pic.twitter.com/H5dG3KQkWu

12/07/23

For anyone who needs to hear this today 💙 pic.twitter.com/QGcgD9HAfD

12/07/23

Be kind to your mind this and get involved in our quiz. 🧠Can you guess the wellbeing related words from these anagrams? Comment below ⬇ pic.twitter.com/H5dG3KQkWu

11/07/23

Really well done to all of our students for a fantastic concert. Thank you to for hosting and and for all their help and support. https://t.co/YzGGgffMEn

05/07/23

What are teacher strikes really about?We need to discuss the wider context to understand why teachers feel the current situation is unsustainable.https://t.co/rkfrHcgKUp#strikes pic.twitter.com/3jFoYwgXVe

05/07/23

Today as 300,000 teachers go on strike to this is why. 👉 Share or like if you’re with us. pic.twitter.com/Tfx8sWh3Tg

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Art & Design

A Level Art & Design (Edexcel)

Aims

To enable students to develop:

  • Intellectual, imaginative, creative and intuitive capabilities
  • Investigative, analytical, experimental, practical, technical and expressive skills, aesthetic understanding and critical judgement
  • Independence of mind in developing, refining and communicating their own ideas, their own intentions and their own personal outcomes
  • An interest in, enthusiasm for an enjoyment of art, craft and design
  • Their experience of working with a broad range of media
  • An understanding of the interrelationships between art, craft and design processes and an awareness of the contexts in which they operate
  • Knowledge and experience of real-world contexts and, where appropriate, links to the creative industries
  • Knowledge and understanding of art craft, design and media and technologies in contemporary and past societies and cultures
  • An awareness of different roles, functions, audiences and consumers of art, craft and design

Assessment

Component 

Title: Personal Investigation

Internally set, assessed by the teacher and externally moderated

60% of the total qualification

Overview of content

This component allows students opportunities to generate and develop ideas, research primary and contextual sources, record practical and written observations, experiment with media and processes, and refine ideas towards producing personal resolved outcome(s).

At Chobham Academy students will work within Fine Art, through the disciplines of painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, and lens-based image making.

Overview of assessment

  • Incorporates three major elements: supporting studies, practical work, and a personal study.
  • Supporting studies and practical work will comprise a portfolio of development work and outcomes based on themes and ideas developed from personal starting points.
  • The personal study will be evidence through critical written communication showing contextual research and understanding in a minimum 1000 words of continuous prose, which may contain integrated images. The personal study comprises 13% of the total qualification and is marked out 18.
  • Marks available 90.

Component 2

Title: Externally Set Assignment

Externally set, assessed by the teacher and externally moderated

40% of the total qualification

Overview of content

This component allows students opportunities to generate and develop ideas, research primary and contextual sources, record practical and written observations, experiment with media and processes, and refine ideas towards producing personal resolved outcome(s) in response to an externally set theme.

At Chobham Academy students will work within Fine Art, through the disciplines of painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, and lens-based image making.

Overview of assessment

  • Incorporates two major elements: preparatory studies and the 15-hour period of sustained focus.
  • Preparatory studies will comprise a portfolio of practical and written development work based on the Externally Set Assignment.
  • During the 15-hour period of sustained focus under examination conditions, students will produce final outcome(s) extending from their preparatory studies in response to the Externally Set Assignment.
  • The Externally Set Assignment is released on 1 February and contains a theme and suggested starting points.
  • Students have from 1 February until the commencement of the final 15-hour period of sustained focus to develop preparatory studies.
  • The 15-hour period of sustained focus under examination conditions may take place over multiple sessions (a maximum of five, within three consecutive weeks).
  • Marks available 72.

Assessment Objective

Students Must:

% in GCE

A01

Develop ideas through sustained and focused investigations informed by contextual and other sources, demonstrating analytical and critical understanding

25

A02

Explore and select appropriate resources media, materials, techniques and processes, reviewing and refining ideas as work develops

25

A03

Record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions, reflecting critically on work and progress

25

A04

Present a personal and meaningful response that realises intentions and, where appropriate, makes connections between visual and other elements

25

 

Total     100%