NCEA Level 3 Visual Arts Sculpture
Teacher in Charge: Ms V. Sandes
Students will develop and extend their practical and conceptual knowledge of sculptural 3-dimensional practices through the process of research, drawing, production of maquettes (models) and finished sculptural works. Which may include object-based, installation-based and performance-based approaches. Students will be required to explore an individual programme of their choosing, with the aim of producing an external 3-panel folio of related work.
During the year students will be introduced to a number of different casting techniques and sculptural production modes. Students new to the subject will be taught the principles of sculpture and how to apply these to the production of original work.
Students wishing to pursue a career in fine arts, industrial design, architecture, animation or the film industry (model making), will find that this course provides the process and procedures necessary for a 3-dimensional inquiry.
VISUAL ART IN YEAR 13
Visual Art in Year 13 covers a group of single subjects. Five single subjects are offered and students can enter up to two of these, or three at the discretion of the HOD Art. It is permissible to take one of the subjects only but it is recommended to take two if entry to university or polytechnic is intended. The subjects offered are Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture.
NCEA Level 3
Recommended Prior Learning
Nil. However, where the Level 2 Visual Art External Standard has been attempted and not achieved, entry into level 3 Sculpture is at the discretion of the HOD.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
There is a cost of $72 which contributes toward materials and folio boards. Other costs will range from $30 to approximately $80 for project materials, depending on the project chosen.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
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