Art & Design- National Qualifications
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ART & DESIGN N4, N5
 
ART & DESIGN - National 4 and 5
 
Pupils will be placed into a mixed ability group from the start of S3 and will continue with the broad general curriculum and begin both National 4 and National 5 outcomes. There will be a mixture of practical activity and written tasks
 
COURSE CONTENT
 
The National 4 and National 5 courses are each made up of 2 units.
 
Unit 1 Expressive
 
This unit gives the pupils the opportunity to build their drawing skills and express their ideas and feelings by creating a piece of work using a range of art media. They will also have the opportunity to research and analyse the work of selected artists.
 
Unit 2 Design
 
This unit introduces the pupils to problem solving and the design process.  Pupils will create and produce work which solves a negotiated design brief.  They will also have the opportunity to research and analyse the work of selected designers.
 
COURSE ASSESSMENT
 
National 4 is internally assessed and is graded on a PASS or FAIL basis.
National 5 is assessed externally through submission of the two practical folios and a written exam. 

PROGRESSION IN S5/6
 

 
National Level
        Achieved in S4                
 
     Progression in S5                   

 
Progression in S6              
NATIONAL 4 NATIONAL 5 HIGHER
NATIONAL 5 HIGHER ADVANCED HIGHER