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Art at Prendergast - Ladywell Fields College

Course description

All GCSE specifications in Art and Design must enable students to be encouraged to: - be inspired, moved and changed by following a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study; - prepare learners to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities and career choices; - actively engage in the process of art and design in order to develop as effective and independent learners and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds; - develop creative skills, through learning to use imaginative and intuitive powers when exploring and creating images and artefacts that are original and of value; - become confident in taking risks and learning from their mistakes when exploring and experimenting with ideas, materials, tools and techniques; develop competence, with increasing independence, refining and developing ideas and proposals, personal outcomes or solutions; - learn to actively engage with the experience of working with a broad range of media, materials and techniques, including, when appropriate, traditional and new media and technologies; - develop cultural knowledge, understanding and application of art, craft, design and media and technologies in historical and contemporary contexts, societies and cultures - develop an understanding of the different roles, functions, audiences and consumers of art, craft and design practice; - develop critical understanding through investigative, analytical, experimental, interpretive, practical, technical and expressive skills to develop as effective and independent learners and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds; - develop personal attributes including self-confidence, resilience, perseverance, self-discipline and commitment.

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prendergast - Ladywell Fields College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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