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05/04/19

Wishing all of our students and staff an enjoyable Easter holiday!

05/04/19

And to you too!

05/04/19

Please email Mr Wigington at b.wigington.org.uk, he is our Head of PE and I am sure he will be able to help. Many thanks

05/04/19

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We've built four new schools to educate local children and support our growing population https://t.co/NCsoHxrshD

05/04/19

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Many thanks to for hosting a very entertaining game of football involving Booby Moore Academy & the year 7 football team. Well done to everybody who played 👏⚽️ https://t.co/OLpJk7QHke

05/04/19

Well done to the chobham Lendlease challenge group who won in the final on Wednesday, a fabulous design and presentation by all! https://t.co/dV5KxrH8dh

03/04/19

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Not a bad location for our Challenge finale today! Good luck to all of our participants ⭐️ https://t.co/cFvwcOq5gH

03/04/19

On their final day Year 12 geographers are analysing the data they collected yesterday at the coast. https://t.co/6m5CPhodIk

03/04/19

Thank you for addressing this, hopefully we can resolve it

02/04/19

Year 12 Geographers are looking at erosion on the North Norfolk coast and protection at Overstrand as part of their field course. https://t.co/UvotWk2Fhc

01/04/19

Year 12 Geographers have arrived in Cromer as part of the sixth form geography field trip https://t.co/2KY4X5SONm

01/04/19

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Our ‘women in aviation’ programme finale about to take off at amazing yacht hotel! 💫 🚤 can’t wait to watch the girls’ presentations! https://t.co/WL1Hv9xqxO

29/03/19

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Employees from have volunteered with Code Club at 's neighbours for the past 3 months and yesterday marked the last session of the programme. It's been hugely impressive to see the students taking on these new skills so effortlessly https://t.co/KiVa1Zeb78

29/03/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The final stop for the year 8 students is a visit to the brand new strength and conditioning suite to participate in some fitness testing.🏋️‍♂️ https://t.co/mctChA7V1B

29/03/19

Chobham Year 8 students visit Kings College Cambridge https://t.co/w6sw4QODfk

27/03/19

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15 year 8 students have attended the University of Brighton for a day of fun sports and an insight into sport related degrees at higher education. https://t.co/SHz2FiEsjZ

27/03/19

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The year 8 PE innovation day has began with a talk from about possible avenues through sport, living away from home, budgeting, making friends, social life and much more. https://t.co/km5PBV2gin

27/03/19

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Just before lunch the year 8 students took part in team bonding activities where they designed their very own indoor caves. https://t.co/q1xKLy9t1m

27/03/19

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A-level Art & Design

A Level Art & Design (Edexcel)

Aims

To enable students to develop:

  • intellectual, imaginative, creative and intuitive capabilities
  • investigative, analytical, experimental, practical, technical and expressive skills, aesthetic understanding and critical judgement
  • independence of mind in developing, refining and communicating their own ideas, their own intentions and their own personal outcomes
  • an interest in, enthusiasm for an enjoyment of art, craft and design
  • their experience of working with a broad range of media
  • an understanding of the interrelationships between art, craft and design processes and an awareness of the contexts in which they operate
  • knowledge and experience of real-world contexts and, where appropriate, links to the creative industries
  • knowledge and understanding of art craft, design and media and technologies in contemporary and past societies and cultures
  • an awareness of different roles, functions, audiences and consumers of art, craft and design

Assessment

Component 1

Title: Personal Investigation

Internally set, assessed by the teacher and externally moderated

60% of the total qualification

Overview of content

 

This component allows students opportunities to generate and develop ideas, research primary and contextual sources, record practical and written observations, experiment with media and processes, and refine ideas towards producing personal resolved outcome(s).

 

At Chobham Academy students will work within Fine Art, through the disciplines of painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, and lens-based image making.

Overview of assessment

 

  • Incorporates three major elements: supporting studies, practical work, and a personal study.
  • Supporting studies and practical work will comprise a portfolio of development work and outcomes based on themes and ideas developed from personal starting points.
  • The personal study will be evidence through critical written communication showing contextual research and understanding in a minimum 1000 words of continuous prose, which may contain integrated images. The personal study comprises 13% of the total qualification and is marked out 18.
  • Marks available 90.

 

Component 2

Title: Externally Set Assignment

Externally set, assessed by the teacher and externally moderated

40% of the total qualification

Overview of content

 

This component allows students opportunities to generate and develop ideas, research primary and contextual sources, record practical and written observations, experiment with media and processes, and refine ideas towards producing personal resolved outcome(s) in response to an externally set theme.

 

At Chobham Academy students will work within Fine Art, through the disciplines of painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, and lens-based image making.

Overview of assessment

 

  • Incorporates two major elements: preparatory studies and the 15-hour period of sustained focus.
  • Preparatory studies will comprise a portfolio of practical and written development work based on the Externally Set Assignment.
  • During the 15-hour period of sustained focus under examination conditions, students will produce final outcome(s) extending from their preparatory studies in response to the Externally Set Assignment.
  • The Externally Set Assignment is released on 1 February and contains a theme and suggested starting points.
  • Students have from 1 February until the commencement of the final 15-hour period of sustained focus to develop preparatory studies.
  • The 15-hour period of sustained focus under examination conditions may take place over multiple sessions (a maximum of five, within three consecutive weeks).
  • Marks available 72.

 

 

Assessment Objectives

Students must:

% in GCE

AO1

Develop ideas through sustained and focused investigations informed by contextual and other sources, demonstrating analytical and critical understanding

25

AO2

Explore and select appropriate resources media, materials, techniques and processes, reviewing and refining ideas as work develops

25

AO3

Record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions, reflecting critically on work and progress

25

AO4

Present a personal and meaningful response that realises intentions and, where appropriate, makes connections between visual and other elements

25

Total

100%