Teaching and learning

Our resources will help with your delivery of the new GCSE Art and Design qualification.

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Contextual references

These contextual references are provided to support teachers and students when working on either Component 1 Personal Portfolio or Component 2 Externally Set Assignment. The contextual references have been organised into general references and by title to help teachers and students target specialisms.

Personal Portfolio guide

This document is designed to support you as you deliver Component 1 Personal Portfolio.

Student guide

Our student guide includes essential information for students about the A level course, including what the course involves, how they will be assessed and possible progression routes.

Coming in 2016...

In 2016 we will provide guidance documents to help you understand the place of drawing and written annotation in the new GCSE Art and Design qualification. These guidance documents will include visual examples of drawing and written annotation for each endorsed title, and give advice on assessing these elements of the course.