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St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School

A-Level Art

Subject Art, Craft & Design
Exam Board Edexcel 
Qualifications A level 
Specification Click Here
Order of Units

Unit 1: Present a portfolio of practical work and a personal written study on a theme related to your coursework 


Unit 2: Externally set assignment. Working to a theme set by the examining board culminating in a 15 hour practical exam 

Suggested Resources

A range of art materials to use during independent study such as: 

A set of tonal pencils, a set of acrylic paints and brushes, a set of prismacolour colouring pencils. 

Expected Homework Hours Per Week A minimum of 4 hours independent study is crucial to success on this course. 
Submission of Bridging Work Please send your completed bridging packs to: