NCEA Level 1 Visual Art

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms F. Dwyer

Students will work on an individually lead programme based around a theme of their choosing. Students will study a range of artist models and apply the knowledge, skills and techniques learned into their own practical work. Students will complete three Achievement Standards during the year. This will include an extensive external Achievement Standard consisting of a 2 x panel folio where students will demonstrate work within the visual disciplines of sculpture, painting, and printmaking.

Year 11 Art leads directly to the senior specialist Art disciplines of Design, Photography, Painting, Sculpture, and Printmaking

NCEA Level 1


NCEA Level 2 Art History, NCEA Level 2 Visual Arts Design, NCEA Level 2 Visual Arts Painting, NCEA Level 2 Visual Arts Photography, NCEA Level 2 Visual Arts Sculpture and Printmaking

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There is a cost of $67 which contributes toward art materials and folio boards. Students are expected to supply their own stationery.

Recommended Prior Learning

There are no entry requirements but Year 10 Art is highly recommended.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90913 v4 Visual Arts 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of art works from a Māori and another cultural context using art terminology
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
A.S. 90917 v3 Visual Arts 1.5 - Produce a finished work that demonstrates skills appropriate to cultural conventions
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

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