This course has been designed to provide students with an opportunity to express their creativity and realise their artistic potential, using a wide range of media. Students will be encouraged to develop their ideas, stretch their imagination and express themselves confidently. Students will be encouraged to decide which areas of Art and Design they wish to focus on, e.g. if someone is interested in architecture they will be able to choose a project that will allow them to develop this area of work.
Recommended GCSE Subjects and Grades
A*-C Art and Design
Other Contributory Subjects
English Literature, Digital Technology, Technology & Design, Business Studies and BTec Creative Media Production (OLC).
AS 1: Experimental Portfolio 50% of AS 20% of A level
AS 2: Personal Response 50% of AS 20% of A level%
A2 1:Personal and Critical Investigation 60% of A2 36% of A level
A2 2: Thematic Outcome 40% of A2 24% of A level
Method of Assessment
Units will be assessed by the subject teacher and moderated by an external CCEA examiner.
Architecture: Interior, Spatial and Landscape.
Design: Fashion, Interior, Furniture, Illustration, Ceramics, Product, Textile Digital and Multi Media: Digital illustration, Concept Artist, Animator, 3D model maker, and Advertising. Education: Teaching, Lecturing, Art Therapy, Education/Arts Officer
Graphic Design: Publishing, Web Design, Logos and Branding
The Theatre: Set Design, Costume Design Art and Design can be great preparation for any career that requires fine motor skills, presentation skills, an eye for aesthetics and creative thinking.
In Art and Design you will: Respond to ideas, themes and subjects; Pursue and analyse ideas; Research and communicate; Appreciate the work of artists and designers; Work independently; Visit exhibitions; Have opportunities to participate in Art workshops with local primary schools. Essential Personal Qualities: Commitment; Love of Art and Design; Creativity and Imagination.
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