NCEA Course Booklet

Year 12

Art – Design

Prerequisites A Visual Arts Prep is an advantage, but not required. Exclusions A student must gain approval from the HoD and Assistant Principal – Curriculum if they wish to take more than two Visual Arts subjects. Description In Year 12 Design, the students are introduced to the conventions of design and will have the opportunity to work in-depth in a range of different topics. A development of a high standard of skills and ideas is expected to be demonstrated at this level.

Assessment The course contributes towards NCEA Level 2, with 12 of the 20 credits externally assessed through portfolio submission, and the remaining 8 credits internally assessed. The following Achievement Standards will be assessed: • AS 91305 (4 credits – internal) Demonstrate an understanding of methods and ideas from established practice appropriate to Design. • AS 91310 (4 credits – internal) Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to Design. • AS 91320 (12 credits – external) Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art-making conventions and ideas within Design.

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