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Graphics AS 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

AS Component 1: This is a portfolio-based unit 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: Externally Set Assignment.  Issued by the AQA exam board; students pick one of 5 questions and complete research over numerous weeks, including five hours of unaided work in response to the theme.

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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