Art AS/A Level at Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School
Outline of the Course:
Unit 1a: "Change": Looking at Still Life and Landscape. Exploring innovative drawing techniques, colour theory, large scale mixed-media pieces, oil painting and egg tempera.
Unit 1b: "The Figure". A portfolio project of life drawings studies in a range of media
Unit 2: Thematic Unit
Unit 3a: Personal Study (Essay)
Unit 3b: Personal Investigation (practical work inspired by student ideas)
Unit 4: The Exam Unit
Minimum entry criteria:
Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in Art or Textiles
May be accepted on the course: 6 in Art or Textiles
Type of Assessment
Personal Study (Essay)
Coursework and Personal Investigation
Selected from across the 2 year course
60% (including 12% for the essay)
Personal development in sketchbook and timed test (15 hours)
You could take this course with other advanced level courses such as History of Art to prepare for higher education in areas of art and design, photography, architecture or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to art and design such as an Architect, Interior or Fashion Designer. The course will also encourage you to explore your creative mind and help you develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will encourage you to explore your creative mind and help you develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.
How to apply
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