Visual Art Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Rogers

Visual Art Level 1

You will develop practical skills in using a range of materials and processes. You will develop your understanding of artists and use this knowledge to create increasingly complex images of your own. You will also be challenged and encouraged to make images that reflect the way that you feel, think and experience the world as you see it. 

To see examples of work go to this link:

Students who choose this course will not be able to take Visual Art Design Level 1.

Course Overview

Term 1
Getting up to speed / experimental skill building.

Begin internal (Our History)

Term 2
Complete internal.

Begin external.

Term 3

Term 4
Complete external

Recommended Prior Learning

There are no pre-requisites for Art in Year 11, but you do need to be passionate about it and prepared to invest time into it. Commitment is the key to success. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20 Class materials. Students supply their own drawing materials.

Gallery visit ($20 estimate)

Assessment Information

One internal (6 credits)
One external (12 credits)
This is a practical course where the emphasis is on skills and ideas.


Creative thinking is what makes you unique. This uniqueness is your greatest asset when you leave school. Art aims to unlock your creativity and give you the confidence to really express yourself.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90915 v2
Visual Arts 1.3 - Use drawing conventions to develop work in more than one field of practice
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90916 v3
Visual Arts 1.4 - Produce a body of work informed by established practice, which develops ideas, using a range of media
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Useful Links


Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.