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Art (Fine Art) at Shaftesbury School

Course description

This is the opportunity to extend your existing skills and develop new ones, to take your own route through themes and explore ideas using the universal visual language that is ART. You will be taught techniques to help you to achieve the ideas you have. You will be introduced to a variety of art and cultures that can influence the way you work. There will be opportunities for workshops with practising artists and visits to art galleries in order to inform your work. Core input skills in drawing, materials and techniques. Emphasis on process and development in AS year. Choice of specialism to include Fine Art, 3D design, Textiles, Graphic Design, Photography as areas for personal responses/research.

Entry requirements

General entry requirement for Level 3 is 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C incl. English Language and Maths. Subject specific entry requirements: Grade B in GCSE Art, Graphics or Textiles, or submission of a portfolio of work to demonstrate your ability.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years