Graphics A Level at Copleston High School
Both AS and A2 are split into two projects. Unit 1&2 for AS, Unit 3&4 for A2; units 2&4 are externally set by AQA. Throughout the course you will be expected to keep a portfolio and work towards a theme. You will be involved in a variety of practical lessons which build on existing knowledge and also new methods of thinking, creating and producing finished work. The end result for each unit it determined by the student and the sketch book is required to ‘tell a story’ of how the product has been designed and created. You will investigate various print techniques, typography, methods of image making, digital imaging, 3-D installation graphics, graphic products and perhaps even animation.
4 AS levels – at least 5 grade Bs or equivalent in different GCSEs or other Level 2 courses. 3 AS levels – at least 5 grade Cs or equivalent in different GCSEs or other Level 2 courses. in addition, an ability to produce extensive coursework and work to tight deadlines. Plus a proven aptitude in Art and Design subjects. This is a locality course and cannot be taken with another locality subject.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Copleston High School directly.