Specification: CAMBRIDGE CIE 0400
The Cambridge IGCSE ART & DESIGN syllabus is designed to enable pupils to explain and understand the artistic world around them. This highly valued qualification will evidence both pupils' understanding of key theoretical principles and practical skills.
The Cambridge IGCSE Art & Design syllabus enables pupils to progress on to A level Art & Design / Foundation Diploma in Art and Design which will open opportunities to study further at university.
Teacher assessments are continuous during LIVE TAUGHT lessons, marking of coursework and assignments.
Homework will be given at the end of each week, usually in the form of problems to solve, researching key concepts.
Parents have 24 /7 access to all of their children's coursework.
Additionally the school holds 3 parent consultaions per year - one each term.
Hi. I am Head of Art at Cambridge Home School. I am a qualified secondary school teacher (PGCE) and educated to
Degree level. I have many years of teaching experience in Art & Design and I am passionate about getting the most out of my
The course will follow the current Cambridge International Exam (CIE) IGCSE 0400 specifications.
This specification is well-regarded among colleges and universities as it is well-rounded allowing learners to have a grasp of all aspects ofArt & Design giving a firm basis from which to springboard into A-level and beyond.
Key Components / Units to be Completed
Unit 1. Confidence and Skills Builder - 17 Tasks designed to teach skills in drawing, painting and sculpture (optional but teacher may require it if deemed necessary)
Unit 2. Themed Project - An art project based on a theme of the students choice (optional but teacher may require it if deemed necessary)
CIE Component 3 - 1500 - 2000 word written / practical project for external assessment by Cambridge Examiner (Mandatory)
CIE Component 1 -Themed project set externally by Cambridge Exam Board. This is a practical project for external assessment by Cambridge Examiner (Mandatory)
All students will require sketching pencils, colouring pencils, eraser, acrylic paints and range of brushes for drawing and painting. Students are advised to collect a variety of found materials from around the home for sculpture and mixed media tasks.
Head of Art: Miss. Graham
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