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A Level

Why study this course?

• If you want to follow a creative course that combines practical and intellectual skills
• You want to specialise in the Art and Design field and are passionate about your study
• You would like to prepare for courses in further and higher education

Potential careers

• Photography
• Illustration

  • Fine Art
  • Architecture
  • Theatre
  • Interior Design

Course content

You may study some/all of the following:

  • You will be introduced to a variety of experiences exploring a range of Fine Art media, processes and techniques.
  • You will be made aware of both traditional and new media.
  • During the course you will also study and analyse relevant artists and designers in your chosen pathway.

The course is comprised of two Components: 

• Personal Investigation
• Externally set Controlled assignment

Students will develop work based on an idea, issue, concept or theme leading to a finished outcome. Practical work will make connections with some aspect of contemporary or past practise of artists, designers, photographers or craftspeople and include a written element to support their practical work.

You will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of materials and techniques including:

• Drawing and Painting
• Collage
• Photography
• Printmaking
• 3D

Staff contact

Mrs S Bogacki or Mrs C Keary