Art & Design (Fine Art) AS & A Level at Beauchamps High School
- 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
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.
There will be a fee to cover equipment costs, sketchbooks and some specialist materials.
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.