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Art and Design at Bedlingtonshire Community High School

Course description

This course offers the opportunity for you to broaden your experience in a wider variety of material. You will have the chance to use paint and draw, use 3D materials and ceramics; graphic and computer design; fashion design and making; textiles – machine stitch, weave and Batik; collage; photography and use of the dark room, digital photography and image manipulation.

AS and Advanced Level Art requires self discipline, creativity and enthusiasm. Use your imagination to develop ideas in response to topics, research and collect information independently in the form of sketch-books, photographs, notes and analytical drawings. Projects will require you to work in the community, visit exhibitions, museums and galleries. Allocated lessons will also be devoted to developing key skills and gain and understanding of the context of Art.

Entry requirements

Students who do well in this subject have typically achieved Grades Merit or Distinction in BTEC Art & Design. You will need a broad base of practical skills and the confidence to experiment with a wide variety of materials. A good understanding of ICT is desirable to manipulate images and carry out thorough research.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years