Ceramics teaching and learning resources

Stage 6 resources

The HSC ceramics unit 'Moulds and Slip Casting' provides students with opportunities to experiment with mould design and various casting techniques. It is informed by a critical and historical study of key ceramic designers that link to the units theme. It addresses the NSW stage 6 ceramic syllabus module 8: Casting. It encourages students to use a variety of expressive ceramic techniques in their art making practice and develops students’ knowledge and understanding of ceramics in their critical and historical accounts.

This unit can be used as one of the three modules taught in year 12 ceramics. Provided is the HSC ceramics program, yearly assessment schedule, scope and sequence, practical assessment task and stage 6 visual arts life skills modified assessment tasks for practical work.

The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Ceramics CEC page contains the syllabus and helpful materials including a sample assessment schedule, HSC advice, specimen exams, marking guidelines for practical tasks, standards materials, past papers additional support information.

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