A Level in Art at The Douay Martyrs School
The world of visual communication is an important part of contemporary society. It encompasses a wide variety of different disciplines which is ever expanding with the development of new technology. It ranges from the traditional aspects of art i.e. Fine Art (in which we encourage students to incorporate their own photography and ICT manipulation of their own photograph), Painting, Sculpture and Architecture into commerce and industry in the form of Graphic, Interior, Product, Textile, Fashion, Engineering and Computer design. More recently Film, Television and Media are at the cutting edge of avant garde Art today. Doing AS/A-Level Art is an important step in understanding and being critical of our visual culture which is currently one of the most dominant forms of communication on a global scale.
It is preferred that you achieve a Grade B at GCSE and you fulfill the Sixth Form entry requirements. Students should have an enthusiasm for Art that relates to their other AS/A-Level subjects or in some cases will be channeled towards an artistic education. Students must be prepared to research, visit museums and galleries, be up-to-date with current exhibitions, make independent decisions and be aware of the cultural value of Art and Design.
For further information contact Ms F Loughrey, Head of Art
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Douay Martyrs School directly.