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Art AS/A Level at Finchley Catholic High School

Course description

The Art course encourages a broad approach, allowing students to develop a sound grounding in varied media such as paint, ceramics, textiles, print and sculpture whilst still exploring the subject in depth.
At AS, students explore the theme of The Human Body through both individual and taught investigations into process and analysis.
At A2, students explore the theme of Boundaries. There is the expectation of more refined practical studies which are supported by substantive analytical work.

Course content

This course builds on the knowledge, skills and understanding acquired by candidates taking Art at GCSE level.

Entry requirements

Candidates with a good GCSE pass rate will have developed sufficient understanding and skill for their programme of study to be rewarding and enjoyable in its own right.

Future opportunities

The course forms the ideal basis for further study at Foundation and Degree level, and many students go on to careers in interior and industrial design, architecture, fashion, photography and computer animated design.

Further information

For more information on the Edexcel course units and the assessment criteria, please visit our website,

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Finchley Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 16 September 2016
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