Component 1: Personal Portfolio
You will build a comprehensive portfolio of work, including:
- Written annotations and evaluations which document your creative journey
- Drawing to support your development process
Your portfolio offers opportunity to develop and explore ideas; to present research and contextual sources; and to experiment with different media, techniques and processes.
Component 2: Externally Set Assignment
You will develop a response to an externally set theme, in a 10-hour sustained focus period, working unaided over multiple sessions under exam conditions.
Component 1: Personal Portfolio - 60% of total mark
Your porfolio will be internally set and assessed through controlled assessments during Year 10 and Year 11. It is externally moderated at the end of the Year 11, as part of your final exhibition.
Component 2: Externally Set Assignment - 40% of total mark
This component is internally and externally moderated.
Each component is assessed separately and offers a maximum of 72 marks – 18 marks for each of the four Assessment Objectives:
Components 1 and 2 are presented at the end of Year 11 as an exhibition of student work, which the external moderator visits.