Five or more GCSEs Grade 9-4/A*-C or equivalent, including English
Minimum Grade 4 in Art.
Year 12 – One non exam assessment project and one controlled exam project at the end of the year. 60% portfolio, 40% exam
Year 13 – One non exam assessment project which includes a written journal of 1000 words and one controlled exam project. 60% portfolio, 40% exam.
Consider the world you live in. So much has been through the hands of someone trained in one of the numerous areas of Art & Design. It offers many areas of employment and is growing, from Architecture to Fashion, Product Design or Interior Design, Textile Design, Theatre and Stage design, Makeup, Advertising, Film, the list is long and growing.
Taught by L Bird
Art A level is designed to appeal to pupils wishing to follow a creative path and provide the ideal stepping stone to degree or further education within this exciting industry.
Galleries will be visited and a trip to Paris will be part of the course in Year 12.
The course is based around developing the skills learnt at GCSE and applying these at a higher level. Pupils can work to their strengths whilst having the time to practice other skills and techniques.
Each pupil must include in their portfolio: