Art A Level at The Latimer Arts College
Every employer places a value on personal learning and thinking skills and Art education embodies these, with a focus on creative thinking and independent enquiry. A valid Art education can create an exceptional candidate for many career paths and our Art Department offers an outstanding experience.
Our lessons are dynamic, informative and delivered by a team of staff with wide ranging experience and expertise; we allow the learner to gain knowledge and skills through seeing, listening and doing. We offer individually tailored tutorials, a purpose built sixth form art studio with Apple computing facilities and access to a wealth of subject specific resources.
In Year 12
After an initial study of the formal elements, students engage in an analysis of found imagery and follow the exploratory process of formulating a personal response. The course culminates in a practical exam.
In Year 13
The focus of the year is a personal study, allowing a student to focus on any chosen area of Art/Craft/Design. A written and visual submission is required. A practical exam is held at the end of the course.
GCSE Art Grade B
Formative assessment is inherent in the one to one tutorial process that runs throughout the course.
At Year 13 coursework forms 60% of the final grade; the practical exam 40%.
At Year 12 coursework and the practical exam carry equal weight of 50% of the final grade.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Latimer Arts College directly.