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Art A Level at John Hampden Grammar School

Course description

All students undertake a course which develops the key skills of drawing, painting and printing. Following the AQA specification there will be a strong emphasis on drawing skills. There are also opportunities to explore ceramics, photography, textiles and computer generated art. Students should also develop an awareness and interest in both current trends and developments in art & design, as well as an understanding of art history. The programme of study includes visits to both local and national galleries and museums.

Entry requirements

Our entry requirements are as follows – all of these requirements must be met:

  • A minimum of 7 GCSE full course passes at a C grade or higher
  • A minimum GCSE total points score of 344 based on the best 8 full course separate subject GCSE passes
  • A minimum C grade in English Language and Mathematics
  • B at GCSE Art

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact John Hampden Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 30 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years