Fine Art at Blackfen School for Girls
Why study this subject: British design and designers lead the world in many different pathways. Think of Sir Jonathan Ive (the senior designer at Apple), James Dyson,
Rockstar (Grand Theft Auto), Christopher Nolan (director – Batman), Vivienne Westwood, Sir Richard Rogers. The list is endless and varied and demonstrates the strength and depth of British art schools. We offer a suite of rooms including a photography room equipped with a darkroom. Students are encouraged to use the rooms at any time to help and support their learning. There will be trips including a trip abroad, which this year will be Madrid.
Grade B or above at GCSE
The A Level course is assessed in two components - Personal
Investigation and Externally Set Assignments. The coursework component makes up 60% of the marks with the externally set assignment carriers 40%. The work is moderated by the centre and moderated by AQA. The externally set assignment for the A Level (component 2) is the preparatory time plus 15 supervised time.
There is a wide variety of courses art students can progress onto. From computer games design to textiles; from architecture to illustration, motion graphic design to product design. The choices can be daunting, which is why many students choose to experience the one year foundation course.
This subject is offered as a two year Linear A level course. Students will sit final exams at the end of 2 years. Students opting for this subject will be entered for an AS qualification at the end of the first year. This is a standalone qualification.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Blackfen School for Girls directly.