NCEA Course Booklet

Year 13

Art – Painting

Prerequisites Year 12 Painting, Design or Photography. 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 Year 13 Painting focuses on the continued development of skills and ideas. Opportunity will be provided during the year for students to work on personal projects, chosen in consultation with the Art teacher.

Assessment The course contributes towards NCEA Level 3 and University Entrance, with 14 of the 22 credits externally assessed through portfolio submission, and the remaining 8 credits internally assessed. The following Achievement Standards will be assessed: • AS 91446 (4 credits – internal) Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to Painting. • AS 91451 (4 credits – internal) Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established Painting practice. • AS 91456 (14 credits – external) Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within Painting practice.

NB: For entry into the Canterbury School of Fine Arts, Excellence grades must be gained in two Visual Arts Level 3 subjects. For entry to one of the Christchurch Polytechnic Design courses, a portfolio of work must be presented in November with an application. Level 3 folders are usually acceptable for this submission. Other tertiary institutions throughout the country have other requirements. It is possible to work towards an application for entry to a particular course while studying a Level 3 Visual Art subject during Year 13.

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