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Art & Design A Level at St Nicholas Catholic High School

Course description

Personal investigation which involves a practical investigation into an idea, issue, concept or theme, supported by written material. The focus is identified by the student and leads to a finished outcome. It must be informed by an aspect of contemporary or past practice of artists, photographers, designers or craftspeople.
Students select a starting point from a choice of questions.
They complete a preparation period of work which can include mounted sheets, design sheets, sketchooks, journals, models and maquettes. This is followed by a period of unaided, supervised time when the finished outcome is produced.

Entry requirements

GCSE Art grade B or above. If not previously studied, some evidence of practical ability in this subject.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years