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Art and Design (Fine Art) A level at Howard of Effingham School

Course description

The course provides opportunities to develop a broad foundation of critical, practical and theoretical skills that offers students a holistic understanding of a range of practices and contexts in the visual arts, crafts and design fields.

Fine Art covers a broad and developing area of study that includes painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, installation, performance and conceptual art and aspects of print-making, photography and film. It utilises traditional, new and emerging media and processes and involves expressive use of a particularly wide range of materials, techniques and skills.

Course content

Component 1: Personal Investigation, 60% of qualification, internally assess, externally moderated.

Component 2: Externally Set Assignment, 40% of qualification, internally assessed, externally moderated.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade C or above in Art and Design, Fine Art or Textile Design.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years


  • More information
    • Howard of Effingham School is the lead school for The Howard Partnership, a Surrey based Academy chain, originally formed from a federation of schools in 2007 and more recently converting to a Multi Academy Trust.