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Art and Design: Fine Art A level at Nower Hill High School

Course description

The course is designed to enable students to develop personal responses to ideas, observations, experiences, environments and cultures. This will mainly be through 2D media, although students will be encouraged to work from their strengths, and may use 3D media.

Course content

The course comprises two components which are internally marked, verified and externally moderated. Work presented for assessment must show coverage of all assessment objectives. Submissions must include work journals, evidence of research, analysis, exploration, development and evaluation.

  • Component  1 Self-titled project (60% of A level)
  • Component  2 Exam (40% of A level)

Entry requirements

Art, Fine Art or Graphic Communication GCSE at Grade C or above.


  • Exams 40%
  • Coursework 60%

Future opportunities

Students can progress to a foundation course or to higher education courses or employment in product, vehicle, furniture, interior or industrial design, theatre studies, ceramics, architecture and sculpture.

Further information

You will need general art media including a range of drawing and painting materials. You should also own equipment for work at home.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nower Hill High School directly.

Last updated date: 23 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years