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Art and Design at Ribston Hall High School

Course description

The AQA Art and Design A' Level course is designed to enable candidates to develop personal responses to ideas, observations, experiences, environments and cultures. The new structure of the course enables students to focus on personal interests and work to their strengths. The A’ Level Art and Design course will provide an appropriate foundation for further study of Art and Design or related subjects that require creative thinking in Higher Education. Students work closely with their teachers and are well supported through every stage of the structured course, this allows them to build confidence and develop independent study skills. There is a focus on drawing with all students experiencing an exciting range of artistic and creative methods including painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, digital Art and Design, ceramics and multimedia.

Course content

Students work closely with their teachers and are well supported through every stage of the structured course, this allows them to build confidence and develop independent study skills. There is a focus on drawing with all students experiencing an exciting range of artistic and creative methods including painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, digital art and design, ceramics and multimedia.
 

Entry requirements

Students should achieve a grade B or above in Art and Design at GCSE.

Assessment

AS Level: Coursework portfolio (60% of AS grade) and an externally set assignment (40% of AS grade).

A Level: Coursework portfolio (60% of AS grade) and an externally set assignment (40% of A Level grade).

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 September 2016
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