Art and Design GCSE (from 2009)
This page contains information related to our legacy GCSE Art and Design specification available in England and Wales (taught from 2009). The final award for this qualification will be summer 2017 with re-sit opportunities in January 2018.
All course materials are available on our related documents page.
View our online resource for art teachers and students.
Past papers and mark schemes are free to download.
This specification offers a practical course with maximum opportunities for a stimulating experience of creativity and art, craft and design making activities. Particular features are eight areas of study. Refer to page 2 of the specification for individual classification codes.
- Art and Design
- Fine Art
- Critical and Contextual Studies
- Textile Design
- Graphic Communication
- Three Dimensional Design
- Photography and Light and Lens Based Media
Get In Touch
Our Art and Design subject specialists are on hand to answer any of your queries.
Subject OfficerMari Bradbury
029 2026 5138
Subject Support OfficerAnna Parker
029 2026 5123
GCSE Art and Design Examiners' Report Summer 2016Download
Principal Examiners' Report
The Summer 2016 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.