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Art and Design: Fine Art A Level at Worcester Sixth Form College

Course description

Fine Art is about...
 
Making - Looking at - Thinking about - Feeling about - Knowing about - Responding to

Course content

We offer projects from a bank of themes and we provide you with the means whereby you can respond individually, develop observational and recording skills, manipulate materials, and relate to the work of others. All thses skills will allow your personal art language to develop.

Entry requirements

  • GCSE Art and Design at grade C or above or portfolio

Experience in observational skills and development.

Assessment

Year 1
Externally Set Task - A period of preparatory study based on a starting point set by the exam board followed by a 10 hour period of sustained focused work completed under exam conditions. 
 
Year 2 
Unit 1: Personal Investigation - 60% of A Level grade: Consists of two integrated parts: 
 
i. LA major in-depth critical, practical and theoretical investigative project/portfolio and outcome(s) based on themes and subject matter that have personal significance. 
 
ii. A related study: an external response of a guided minimum of 1000 words.

Financial information

Art  materials: £35. At least two visits: £30

Future opportunities

Many students go onto study a Foundation course in Art and Design and then a degree in a related field.

Further information

 
Extra-curricular Activities 
 
Students are required to participate in museum/gallery visits and any site visits related to practical work. 
 
Resources and Facilities
 
We believe in a broad appraoch to creativity and expect you to be inventive. Look at the work of previous students to see what they use they made of our facilities.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years
  • Web url: www.wsfc.ac.uk

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