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Art, Craft and Design (A level only) at Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18

Course description

Students will explore a wide range of materials and techniques throughout Y12 such as experimental drawing in B&W and colour, painting, 3D ceramics, carving, etching, collograph, mono printing, digital manipulation, digital drawing, photography and more.

During the course you will have the opportunity to get involved with lots of workshops to extend your experiences such as life drawing, gallery visits, a residential London visit, participation in exhibitions and exhibiting your work. There are also lots of opportunities to utilise your skills in community work, in and out of school.

Year 12

Unit 1-Personal Investigation

Transition Project – 3 weeks on the theme of ‘Viewpoints’

Introductory skills based study project- Nature Vs Man- Made Experimental Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printing, 3D, ICT.

Personal Investigation- Project title to be devised individually or chosen from broad list of starting points• To research, explore and develop ideas for a preliminary final outcome in Graphics, Photography, Painting, Print, Mixed Media or 3D. Preliminary final piece to be completed in a 10 hour end of year controlled assessment


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Entry requirements

General Entry Requirements

Students must achieve a minimum of 5 subjects at GCSE grades 4 or above - please see the prospectus for further subject specific entry requirements




Further information


To discuss this course, please contact our Team Leader of Art and Design, Miss R Heaton

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18 directly.

Last updated date: 25 September 2018
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