Visual Art Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Rogers

Visual Art 101

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:


Photography Level 2, Visual Art Design Level 2, Visual Art Level 2

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.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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

Gallery visit ($20 estimate)

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. 

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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
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
Total Credits

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

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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.