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ART & DESIGN (Fine Art)

The course provides opportunities to develop a broad foundation of critical, practical and theoretical skills that offers students a holistic understanding of a range of practices and contexts in the visual arts, crafts and design fields.

Fine Art covers a broad and developing area of study which may include painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, installation, performance and conceptual art and aspects of print-making, photography and film, along with Mixed Media, collage and assemblage.

The course includes purposeful use of drawing to record information and may take the form of:

  •  sketches
  •  analytical observational studies
  •  storyboards
  •  thumbnail sketches
  •  layouts
  •  roughs
  •  experimental or expressive studies
  •  2 or 3D modelling
  •  detailed designs or elevations

Assessment Format

Component 1: Personal Investigation, 60% of qualification, internally assessed, externally moderated.

Component 2: Externally Set Assignment, 40% of qualification, internally assessed, externally moderated.

Board: Eduqas

Course Entry Requirements:

GCSE Level 5 or above in Art and Design, Fine Art, Textile Design or Graphics

Teacher to contact: Miss M King