L3 Art Painting

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Smith

This course assumes a high degree of personal interest and commitment, plus a developed ability to think creatively and originally. Students will explore a thematic approach to a highly individualised programme of painting study.

Internal Standards: Are worth 4 credits each and are a combination of research theory and practical work. 

External Portfolio: Essentially this folio is based on the work established in the Internals.

Scholarship: Scholarship is offered for students who complete work at ‘Merit’ level or above. Additional group tutorials will be offered by specialist staff from Term 3.

Course Costs

Year 12 OR Year 13 Art Pack from Gordon Harris can be purchased at the link below for $103.19


Required Prior Learning

It is essential that students who wish to enter L3 Art Painting must have completed L2 Art Painting, or another L2 Art subject. The students must have gained an ‘Achieved’ or better grade in all internal and external assessments in L2 Art Painting or another L2 Art subject. If the criteria are met then students can advance to L3 Art Painting.

Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91446 v2 Painting 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to painting
A.S. 91451 v2 Painting 3.3 - Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established painting practice
A.S. 91456 v2 Painting 3.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within painting practice
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.