Art and Design (Textile Design) AS Level at Driffield School
This course comprises of four components of work completed over two years. Students wishing to gain the AS qualification will be able to do this and will complete two components of work. This course aims to develop your enjoyment of Art and Design, it positively encourages you to express yourself creatively and proclaim your individuality! The courses aims to develop the students’ art and design skills, subject knowledge and personal responses to a variety of themes and projects. A wide variety of media will be experienced, including drawing and painting, 3D design with opportunity to incorporate computer aided design and manufacturing. Alongside this practical work, students will research contextual studies investigating the professional practice of artists, designers, architects and craftspeople.
Five A*-C in any subjects at GCSE. It is helpful if you have studied Art and Design, Graphics or Textiles. Coursework and research outside of school is an essential part of this course. Above all, you should enjoy being creative, imaginative and havea real desire to express yourself through art and design.
AS Component 1: 60% of AS
This is a portfolio-based unit which should have at least one extended collection of work, or project based on an idea, concept or issue. After initial workshops students will be encouraged to follow their own personal line of investigation.
AS Component 2: 40% of AS
Externally Set Assignment. Separate questions will be set for each AS option. These consist of a choice of five questions to be used as starting points. Students pick one and complete research over the preparatory period, ready to produce 10 hours of unaided work in response to the theme completing a finished outcome.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Driffield School directly.