Fine Art A Level at Driffield School
As a Fine Art student, you will be a keen observer and maker of art. The course aims to develop the students’ individual practical and contextual art skills and personal responses to a variety of themes and projects. A wide variety of media will be experienced, including drawing and painting, printmaking, sculpture and ICT. Alongside this practical work, students will research contextual studies investigating the professional practice of artists, designers, architects.
Five A*-C in any subjects at GCSE including a good C or above in Art and completion of the Summer Assignment. Coursework and research outside of school is an essential part of this course. Above all, you should enjoy being creative, imaginative and have a real desire to express yourself through art and design, as well as an interest and appreciation of the work of other artists and designers.
A-Level Component 1:
This is a practical unit with a written study in which students are expected to develop a personal investigation based on an idea, issue, concept, brief, or theme, leading to a finished piece or pieces of work.
A-Level Component 2:
External Set Assignment. Issued by the AQA exam board; there will be a choice of several questions and after research, students will work on outcomes during a 15 hour Controlled Assessment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Driffield School directly.