Year Level: Year 12
Codes: ATVAR
SCSA Syllabus link:

Year 12 Visual Art ATAR

Recommended Background: C grade or higher in Year 11 ATAR Art and Year 11 ATAR English
Course Content Description:


The focus for this unit is Commentaries. Students will:

  • Develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of visual language
  • Explore, investigate and experiment with a variety of media before specialising in one art-form
  • Engage in and research artists before developing a case study on one artist
  • Gain inspiration from diverse sources to develop their own unique artwork


The focus for this unit is Points of Views. Students will:

  • Develop understanding of visual language and gain greater fluency in written responses
  • Use critical frameworks to develop interpretative and analytical skills
  • Explore and develop ideas through the investigation of different artists, art forms and technologies to synthesise a personal point of view
  • Specialise in a particular art-form
Mode of Delivery: In Moodle and live, online lessons.
Textbooks / Stationery: Refer to the Booklist - Personal Items and Resource List
External Examination: External Practical examination compulsory in Term 3 and Written examination in Term 4 Year 12
ATAR Pathway: Entry into University