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Art at Bishop Luffa School

Course description

Art is primarily a subject which depends upon and develops creativity. It offers the opportunity to nurture and extendfundamental thinking skills in problem solving and to exercise research and documentary techniques. A Level Art will help to equip students with the practical and conceptual tools required by a wide range of careers.

The AS course begins with a three week induction period: an introduction to media, processes and techniques in a series of workshop sessions. Students are guided into conducting relevant contextualresearch and taken to London Galleries to explore contemporary Art practice.

The A2 year builds upon the confidenceand independence gained during Year 12. Portfolio work is instigated by and responds to research into an aspect of Art’stechniques or practitioners

Entry requirements

A good level of technical skill, an enquiring intellect, creative ability, independence and motivation are necessary to study Art successfully. Typically, students will valueoriginality and be enthused by experiment. They will be rarely satisfied with their work, always striving for improvement; above all,they will love the subject. It is required that students have attained a B or above at GCSE Art.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Luffa School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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