Entry Requirements

Grade 6 at GCSE Fine Art or a
Distinction at BTEC Level 2 Art and
Design

About the course

You will be introduced to a variety of different experiences that allow you to explore a range of fine art materials,
techniques and processes that will build on the knowledge you gained during your KS4 Art and Design course.
You will investigate your own chosen theme (under guidance from your teacher) and develop an individual and
personal response through your folder work and final outcomes. During the A Level course you will develop your
creative skills further and demonstrate your understanding of artefacts and resources relating to art and design
from the past and contemporary practitioners

Art and Design - Fine Art

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Possible future careers...

Product design, photography, English, History, Science

Graphic design

Illustrator

Year 12 Topics

Individual Issue based work, Students can explore any concept or theme in their personal investigation

Goes well with...

Product design, photography, English, History, Science

Year 13 Topics

Individual Issue based work, Students can explore any concept or theme in their personal investigation

Exams

Both Art and Photography A level courses have 2 components to complete over the duration of the 2 years.
Component 1: Personal investigation worth 60% of overall grade and Component 2: Externally set investigation worth 40% of the over all grade.