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Art A-Level at The Nottingham Emmanuel School

Course description

This is a practical Fine Art course giving students the opportunity to develop an appreciation of the visual world and to respond to it in a personal and creative way. The course includes drawing, painting and sculpture; print-making, photography and Art History. You will produce work based on exhibition and gallery visits. This course introduces students to a variety of experiences that develop an ability to appreciate the visual world and respond in a personal and creative way. Students will be able to work in one area in depth or several areas which demonstrates breadth. As far as possible the course will be tailored to the interests of the students although certain criteria are common to all projects.

Course content

  • Providing detailed studies which help support idea development and improve technique
  • Exploring the work of famous artists or designers in order to enhance own work
  • Developing ideas and exploring media
  • Putting together a final piece in a chosen medium

Entry requirements

Students should have a minimum of a Grade C in GCSE Art. Where this course has not been studied at GCSE, a short interview will be required with the Head of Department/Director of Sixth Form

Future opportunities

To any Art College/Foundation course, including:

  • Fine Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Theatre Design
  • Photography
  • 3D
  • Furniture production
  • Advertising and packaging

Further information

This course would appeal to anyone creatively minded and with a certain degree of independence. You should be enthusiastic, show initiative and work with determination. There will be timetable studio and workshop periods, you will also be encouraged to work in the studio during your free time. You will be expected to attend out of centre workshops for which there may at times be a nominal fee.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Nottingham Emmanuel School directly.

Last updated date: 14 April 2015

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