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Raising the Grade in the Art GCSE

Practical strategies to raise achievement and boost motivation

Open Training Course Open Course
Inhouse Training Course In-house

Suitable for: Art teachers and heads of department looking to implement ideas to improve GCSE performance and maximise student potential.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 4470WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
Timings: 10am - 4pm Book Now

This course explains the reforms to GCSE art and design introduced in the specifications. It aims to bring into focus a number of issues for teachers who wish to improve their professional practice and their student’s grades. This course will prepare you for the changes whilst exploring opportunities to achieve the full potential of your students.

  • Understand the expectations in the revised GCSE in art and design
  • Learn how to create an exciting and engaging curriculum to maximise potential
  • Explore proven techniques to adapt existing lesson plans and schemes of work to meet the new requirements
  • Develop confidence in teaching the written aspects of GCSE art and design
  • Learn techniques for developing your teaching of drawing
  • Learn tools for assessment

Sessions

The new GCSE Level specifications: reforms, content and opportunities
  • Understand the expectations in the revised GCSE in art and design
  • Understand the specific changes to the reformed GCSE in art and design and what this means for you
  • Learn to recognise the characteristics of a successful GCSE course in art and design and explore opportunities for improvement in your current curriculum model
Teaching drawing and the written aspects of the revised GCSE
  • Learn techniques for developing your teaching of drawing in the GCSE art curriculum
  • Develop confidence in teaching the written aspects of GCSE art and design
  • Identify strategies and ideas for addressing the key focus on these areas in the reformed GCSE
Schemes of work, curriculum structure and addressing issues in GCSE art
  • Recognise some of the key challenges to increasing the grade at GCSE and how to address them
  • Explore proven techniques to adapt existing lesson plans and schemes of work to meet the requirements and address key issues and challenges to securing high attainment
  • Learn how to create an exciting and engaging curriculum to maximise potential and build on the strengths, resources and context of your department
Tools for supporting achievement, independence, success and assessment
  • Develop strategies for supporting the transition from a teacher-led approach towards greater independence during the art and design GCSE course
  • Learn new tools for student self-evaluation and techniques to support students’ development of ideas at GCSE
  • Gain an understanding of how to use and apply tools for assessment for learning in art at GCSE level
A very enjoyable, informative day that I can take a lot of key issues/arguments back with me. Kelly Johnston, Ashford School
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Wed 21st Feb 2018

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Mon 19th Mar 2018

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