Assessment, assessment, assessment.....

In this section you will find a full discussion of the Visual Arts assessment criteria for each component of the new curriculum, as well as rubrics, tables, pdfs, student friendly descriptors and other resources used for marking student progress. Click on the headers below to take you to the desired page.

Group 6 Grade Descriptors

Overview of Submission Requirements

E Submission Deadlines and Formats

The 3 Course Component requirements

Comparative Study Assessment Criteria

CS basic assessment info for Students

Process Portfolio Assessment Criteria

Exhibition Assessment Criteria

Grade Boundaries

Self Assessment Rubrics

Formative Assessment

Holistic Marking Rubric

At a glance

all the basic assessment info on one sheet, handy for teachers. Download or print here

IB Visual Arts Assessment Guide one page

Selected Pages


E Submission Guidelines 15 December 2017

The guidelines for electronic submission of student work are detailed below. Any further changes for 2018 will be updated...


Holistic Marking Rubric 13 December 2016

This page is in response to requests from teachers for a rubric for marking students during the early part of the course...

Group 6 Grade Descriptors 15 April 2018

These descriptors refer to all subjects in Group 6 and are not specific to Visual Arts only. These criteria are general...

Grade Boundaries 15 April 2018

What do those numbers on the assessment criteria charts add up to in actual 1-7 grades? Grade boundaries are the cut off...

CS Assessment Criteria 9 April 2018

There are 5 assessed criteria, with the addition of one more for HL (F). These criteria address the areas of learning within...

PP Asssessment Criteria 7 April 2018

On this page you will find There are 5 assessment criteria for the PP, for a total of 34 marks A Skills, techniques and...

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Comments 3

Yee Man Evan Ha 30 January 2018 - 00:37

All my students will take HL, I find that the full makes after all sum up is not 100, do I need to convert their marks into 100% for grade prediction?

Yee Man Evan Ha 30 January 2018 - 00:40

Can my students use the artists/artwork mentioned in their Process Portfolio for the artist and artworks analysis in the Comparative Studies?

Heather McReynolds 30 January 2018 - 10:37

yes they can, go to the site page on grade boundaries to do your calculations ;)

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