GCSE (9-1) Art and Design
Our specification includes only one coursework component and the Externally Set Assignment paper offers an open choice of appealing themes, visual assignments or written briefs which are suitable for any art, craft or design discipline.
We provide teachers with an extensive portfolio of marked exemplar work and a wealth of resources which are all freely available on the website.
We offer Critical and Contextual Studies as a title option.
Access to our Art and Design Teacher Network on Facebook
Access Lightbox: an online supportive tool and a comprehensive Guidance for Teaching resource, with helpful advice on teaching approaches, assessment administration, advocacy materials and FAQs
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Guidance for Teaching
A comprehensive Guidance for Teaching document is now available to support delivering the qualification.
Our GCSE (9-1) Art and Design specification has been accredited by Ofqual. The specification is available to teach in schools and colleges in England from September 2016.
The sample assessment materials include exemplar question papers and mark schemes.
Training Courses for Teachers
Our 2018 / 19 CPD programme is now live.
Book your place on one of our teacher training to learn more about the specification and sample assessment materials including assessment objectives, examination structure and other key areas.
Courses are available all over the UK as well as online.Book now
All Course Materials
We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.
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