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AS/A2 Fine Art at Trinity Sixth Form Consortium

Course description

Students studying Art will develop research, problem solving, communication and writing skills. They will also extend their technical expertise, self confidence, independance, analytical thinking, aesthetic understanding, originality and individuality

Course content

In year 12 Fine Art  we look to build upon the skills learnt at GCSE and encourage students to produce personal and responsive work. 

 

During Year 12 we aim to develop our students’ ability to: -

· Explore and experiment with a range of media and techniques

· Develop their own interests, opinions and preferences in artists’ works

· Explore with confidence set themes, developing their own ideas

· Develop personal  and independent responses to themes

 

 

 

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Entry requirements

Grade B pass in Art at GCSE

Assessment

 

Year 12:

Component 1: Portfolio

· No time limit

· 96 marks

· 60% of AS

 

Component 2  Externally set Assignment

· Preparatory period +

            5 hours supervised time

· 96 marks

· 40% of AS

 

 

 

Year 13:

Component 1 Personal Investigation

· No time limit

· 96 marks

· 60% of A-level

 

Component 2 Externally-set Assignment

· Preparatory period + 15 hours supervised time

· 96 marks

· 40% of A-level

Future opportunities

We aim not only to develop students’ practical skills but also to equip them with the contextual language and maturity they will need to succeed in further education and careers in the creative industries. 

As well as developing students’ artistic abilities and ideas we also give advice and support with preparing portfolios for interview.

Studying Art will enable you to develop skills which will be of benefit to you in a wide range of careers, including; Phototgraphy, Computer Aided Design, Packaging, Fashion, Textiles, Theatre, Media & TV, Gallery & Museum work, Illustration, Architecture, Ceramics, Printmaking, Advertising, Animation, Interior Design & Jewellery.

Further information

The course is best suited to students who can work consistently to meet deadlines. Determination and hte motivation to work independantly are essential, as is capacity to listen to and act on advice

 

Transport

Lessons in The Trinity Sixth Form are taught in two blocks, a morning and an afternoon, with a flexible lunchtime in between. Some students will find that all of their subjects will be taught in the same school, while others may choose subjects taught in another school.

Transport will be provided free during the lunchtime, so you don't have to worry about getting from morning to afternoon classes. Free before and after transport is also available to and from your home school if required.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Trinity Sixth Form Consortium directly.

Last updated date: 15 February 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years

Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Patricia Rhodes
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01782 883019
    • Email address:
    • prhodes@sgfl.org.uk

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