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Fine Art A Level at Gordano School

Course description

Fine Art A-Level includes studies in a selection of the following: Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Ceramics, Printmaking and Photography and Digital Media.

Course content

Component 1 Personal Investigation
This is a practical unit with written elements (1000 to 3000 words essay), for which candidates are expected to develop a personal response.

Component 2 - Externally set Assignment
Candidates will have to choose one of eight questions to be used as starting point and develop a body of work followed by a 15 hours exam.

Entry requirements

Evidence of high levels of commitment, independence and a strong teacher recommendation expected.

Future opportunities

Students seeking to study Art further usually do a 1-year Foundation course and then specialise during a degree course. A high grade at A-level may lead to direct access to a specialist degree course. Students can target specialist areas based on their strengths and interests, including Graphics, Illustration, Animation, Visual Communication, Typography, Fashion/ Textiles, Fine Art, Drawing, Applied Art, Photography, 3 Dimensional Design, Product Design, Industrial Design, Ceramics, Architecture.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Gordano School directly.

Last updated date: 20 January 2017

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