Art & Design: Fine Art A Level at Highlands School
Students will work in at least two of the following areas of art, craft and design: Fine Art, Graphic Design, Textiles, Three-Dimensional Design and Photography. They may explore overlapping areas and combination areas producing practical and critical/contextual work in their chosen areas.
2 units at AS Level, including:
- Unit 1 Coursework portfolio consisting of observational drawings and material based work
- Unit 2 Controlled test - Students select one of five starting points and are required to produce preparatory work and a finished piece or pieces.
2 units at A2, including:
- Unit 3 Personal investigation - based on an idea, issue, concept or theme, supported by a written element of no less than 1000 words and no more than 3000 words, leading to a finished piece or pieces.
- Unit 4 Controlled test
Grade B or better in GCSE Art
A higher education course in fine art, graphic design, textile design, 3D design, or a career in one of these areas.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Highlands School directly.