Art A Level at Queens` School
Component 1 - Coursework (60%)
A visual project with an internally set theme. A 3000-word personal study.
Component 2 - Externally set examination (40%)
A visual project with an externally set theme. 15 hour timed test
Component 2 (40%) is a 10-week personal project based on a theme that is externally set by Edexcel. The 10-week preparatory period ends with a 15 hour timed test in which the final outcome is produced. All work from the 10 week period and the timed test is assessed.
Students must also have a C grade or above in GCSE Maths and English.
A level Fine Art is an excellent precursor to a career in the creative sector. The UK’s creative industries are now worth a record £84.1 billion to the UK economy. Higher education destinations for past students include prestigious institutions such as St Martin’s College and The Slade. Courses studied at universities include Fine Art, Fashion, Architecture, Education, Digital Media, textiles, graphic design, advertising and much more.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queens` School directly.