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Taking Risks

A large component in Visual Communication and Design is the ‘design process’. Students assume the roles of a professional designer working with a fictional client to solve a communication need. A lot of time and effort (particularly in Year Twelve) is spent on throughout this process to ensure the best outcome/result. Students recently completed a SAT […]

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SAT RESULTS

Visual Communication & Design SAT – 33% of overall mark In comparison to previous years, students performed exceptionally well in the SAT. It’s pleasing to see students adhere to all the criteria and successfully produce a folio and 2 successful finals. Design Briefs were generally quite good – most students achieved a VERY HIGH in […]

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UNIT 3/4 EXAM

Folio requirements allowed no CLASS TIME to study for PRACTICE EXAM; despite this, the results were rather disappointing. In some cases, questions were not attempted and very simple mistakes were made – this is unacceptable at a Year 12 level. The exam is both PRACTICAL and ANALYTICAL. The exam focuses on material studied predominantly in […]

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Final Presentations

The production of the final design concept will be determined by the design brief, and its appearance and presentation is the result of the progression of the concept through the generation, development and refinement stages. The Unit 4 folio consists of TWO final presentations, which must be distinct in terms of purpose, context and presentation […]

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UNIT 4 – Folio Review

With just over four weeks to go until submission, students folios will be formally reviewed.  By this stage, students should be committed to there idea and planning for the final process. Furthermore, content within the folios should be appropriately arranged/organised for review. There are a number of resources and criteria sheets that are available to […]

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Magazines Available!

The Art Department has subscriptions to a number of different magazines such as ‘Professional Photographer’, ‘Arts Illustration’ & ‘Inside Out’. These feature fantastic articles, images and even interactive CD’s that will no doubt inspire students – particularly those studying Senior Art & Design. These are kept in the art office – if you would like to have […]

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