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Graphics A Level at Driffield School

Course description

The  course  aims  to  develop  the  students’  individual practical  and  contextual  Design  skills  and  personal responses to a variety of projects, briefs, and design contexts.  A variety of traditional graphic media will be explored, as well as learning how to use state of the art design software to develop and present professional looking  graphics.  Alongside  this  practical  work, students will research contextual studies investigating the professional practice of artists, designers, architects.

Entry requirements

Five A*-C in any subjects at GCSE including a good C or above in Art and completion of the Summer Assignment

Assessment

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.

Last updated date: 17 October 2017

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