Art and Design A Level at Little Heath School
The Ar t Depar tment at Little Heath School runs an exciting and challenging AS and A2 Level course.You will be actively encouraged to explore your creative potential in this varied and interesting subject.You will discover and learn challenging new techniques, building on what you have learned before, thus developing your ar tistic ability further.You will also discover a range of new ar tists to inspire your work, whilst developing your research and analytical skills
You will need good basic drawing skills, and you should be willing to experiment with new materials.You should also have a minimum GCSE Grade C in Art and Design.You must enjoy creating art; you should be enthusiastic and well motivated, and have a keen interest in artists and designers. If you do not have a GCSE in Art and Design, you may still be considered for the subject, but you will be required to present some recent work to illustrate your practical skills and suitability to the course.
Assessment methods include: Essays, practical units, 15-hour examinations.
Opportunities for employment in the creative industry are many and varied. Most students who wish ti puruse an art related career complete an art foundation course following their A level studies. THis is generally followed by a degree course in a more specialised area, for example, interior design, product design, film making, fashion and textiles, photography or graphic design. Some universities also offer academic art subjects.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Little Heath School directly.