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Art & Design (Textile Design) AS & A Level at Beauchamps High School

Course description

  • Component 1 Personal Investigation
    This is a practical investigation supported by written material.
    60% of A Level.
    Non exam assessment set and marked by the centre and moderated by AQA.
  • Component 2 Response to an externally set assignment.
    Preparatory period plus 15 hours supervised time.
    40% of A Level.
    Non exam assessment set and marked by the centre and moderated by AQA

Entry requirements

To take Art and Design the minimum requirement is a Grade B in GCSE Art or other Art related subjects. Students have a choice of Endorsements, they can specialise by taking either Fine Art or Textile Design.

The course is designed to encourage independent enquiry and development, requiring commitment, innovation, vitality and individuality in the work produced. All students are expected to visit galleries and museums.

Financial information

There will be a fee to cover equipment costs, sketchbooks and some specialist materials.

Future opportunities

A Level Fine Art and Textile Design is accepted as an entry requirement for many degree and other higher courses in a range of disciplines.

It is particularly appropriate for Advertising, Architecture, Industrial or Product Design, Fashion, History of Art, Teaching and work in the Theatre. It can lead to careers in Graphics, Fashion, Textiles and Interior Design and many others.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Beauchamps High School directly.

Last updated date: 28 October 2016

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