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Art & Design

This course extends the creative skills and experiences of GCSE, exploring a wide range of media, materials, artists and processes.  A personal approach to skills development and the exploration of art is encouraged.

At a glance: Art and Design A Level

Specific Entry Requirements: Grade 6 in Art and Design or Textiles.  If you have not studies Art at GCSE you will be required to  present a portfolio of work during departmental interview.

Teacher to contact:  Mrs Gemma Gibson

Is this the course for you?  Are you interested in:  Media and materials? Fine art and print-making? 3-D design? Graphics, illustration and design? Artists and museums?

Teaching Methods: Studio practice with two specialist teachers, one of whom will act as a personal tutor during your course.  You will explore and build upon a variety of Art and Design disciplines across traditional and new media.  Regular one day visits to view major contemporary exhibitions and galleries to supplement the contextual studies element of the course.

Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel

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