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Fine Art A Level at The King's School

Course description

Fine art offers opportunities to use your creativity to express yourself. You will develop your understanding of creative processes, your ability to observe and to think, to solve problems and to communicate in a visual way. It will enable you to work independently and to make your own discoveries by exploring ideas, other artists’ work and different materials and techniques. Fine art gives you the skills and knowledge to create personal and imaginative work. If you have an adventurous, creative and enquiring mind and are excited by shaping and determining the visual world around us, there is a career opportunity waiting for you.

Course content

Component 1:
Personal Investigation
Develop an idea, issue, concept or theme supported by written material.

Component 2:
Externally Set Assignment
Produce personal work in response to one of eight exciting starting points that are announced by AQA in February.

Entry requirements

The minimum grade entry requirement is 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above to include Grade 4 or better in English and Maths. Grade 4 in GCSE Art or Textiles.


Component 1: No time limit (60%)
Component 2: Prep time plus 15 supervised hours

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The King's School directly.

Last updated date: 11 January 2018

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