This phenomenal International GCSE Art Coursework project was completed by Tingjian He (Jim), while studying at ACG Strathallan College in 2011. Tingjian not only gained 100%, but, along with another student in his class, was awarded the prestigious TOP IN THE WORLD placing for the CIE October examination session. Achieving the maximum mark in every assessment criteria, Tingjian’s Coursework project is an excellent source of inspiration for teachers and students alike.
Tingjian submitted fourteen A3 pages (a sketchbook), with a final A3 acrylic painting. Based on a ‘Coastal Environment’ theme, he explores natural forms such as skulls, harakeke (flax) flowers and landscapes, as well as man-made items such as fishing floats and ropes.
Tingjian’s Coursework project is visible in the YouTube clip below:
ACG Strathallan College has a thriving and dynamic Art department that has achieved great success under the guidance of Art Teacher and Curriculum Co-ordinator Jo Palmer. Over the coming weeks I will bring you more articles about her exceptional art students who have achieved brilliant results (including Tingjian’s 100% IGCSE Art exam).
Amiria has been an Art & Design teacher and a Curriculum Co-ordinator for seven years, responsible for the course design and assessment of student work in two high-achieving Auckland schools. She has a Bachelor of Architectural Studies, Bachelor of Architecture (First Class Honours) and a Graduate Diploma of Teaching. Amiria is a CIE Accredited Art & Design Coursework Assessor.