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Art & Design (Fine Art) at Fakenham Academy (College)

Course description

You will work in a broad range of media and techniques, to experiment with ideas and develop personal directions. You will gain an understanding of the work of other artists/designers from both observations and primary sources. Students learn to work independently and to document from secondary source material.

At AS level Unit 1 consists of two compete practical projects based on the development of ideas, experimentation either media and techniques and the presentation of a personal response. For Unit 2 students select a starting point and have 4 weeks to plan and prepare for a 5 hour controlled assignment.

At A2 level in Unit 3 students produce a Related Personal Study of up to 3000 words which places their work within an historical and/or contemporary context. For Unit 4 students select a starting point and prepare for a 15 hour controlled assignment.

Entry requirements

Grade B or above at GCSE art & design or similar qualification is also advisable. You will also be able to specialise in Photography or in Textiles as part of the Fine Art course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Fakenham Academy (College) directly.

Last updated date: 21 July 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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