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Grade Ladder – Graphics – A-Level
Marks Grade Assessment objective 1  Assessment objective 2 Assessment objective 3 Assessment objective 4
A

LEVEL

Estimated

Based on 2017 boundaries

Develop ideas through sustained and focused investigations informed by contextual and other sources, demonstrating analytical and critical understanding. Explore and select appropriate resources, media, materials, techniques and processes, reviewing and refining ideas as work develops Record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions, reflecting critically on work and progress. Present a personal and meaningful response that realises intentions and, where appropriate, makes connections between visual and other elements
21-24 A* An exceptional ability to develop ideas through sustained  investigations informed by contextual and other sources.

Demonstrates exceptional analytical and critical understanding.

An exceptional ability to explore and select appropriate resources, media, material, techniques and processes.

Reviews and refines ideas in a confident and purposeful manner as work develops.

An exceptional ability to record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions.

Demonstrates an exceptional ability to reflect critically on work and progress.

An exceptional ability to present a personal and meaningful response. Demonstrates an exceptional ability to successfully realise intentions and, where appropriate, makes  connections between visual and other elements.
17-20 A (18+)

B (16+)

A confident and highly developed ability to develop ideas through sustained investigations, informed by contextual and other sources.

Demonstrates confident and highly developed analytical and critical understanding.

A confident and highly developed ability to explore and select appropriate resources, media, materials, techniques and processes.

Reviews and refines ideas in a confident manner as work develops.

A confident and highly developed ability to record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions.

Demonstrates a confident and highly developed ability to reflect critically on work and progress.

A confident and highly developed ability to present a personal and meaningful response.

Demonstrates a highly developed ability to successfully realise intentions and, where appropriate, makes connections between visual and other elements.

13-16 B (16+)

C (14+)

A consistent ability to develop ideas through sustained investigations, informed by contextual and other sources.

Demonstrates consistent analytical and critical understanding.

A consistent ability to explore and select appropriate resources, media, materials, techniques and processes.

Reviews and refines ideas with increasing confidence as work develops.

A consistent ability to record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions.

Demonstrates a consistent ability to reflect critically on work and progress.

A consistent ability to present a personal and meaningful response.

Demonstrates a consistent ability to successfully realise intentions and, where appropriate, makes connections between visual and other elements.

9-12 D (11+)

E (9+)

A reasonably consistent ability to develop ideas through sustained investigations, informed by contextual and other sources.

Demonstrates reasonably consistent analytical and critical understanding.

A reasonably consistent ability to explore and select appropriate resources, media, materials, techniques and process.

Reviews and refines ideas with a degree of success as work develops.

A reasonably consistent ability to record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions.

Demonstrates a reasonably consistent ability to reflect critically on work and progress.

A reasonably consistent ability to present a personal and meaningful response.

Demonstrates a reasonably consistent ability to successfully realise intentions and, where appropriate, makes connections between visual and other elements.

All BTEC results have been emailed to student school email accounts 02.09.2020