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Graphics at Uplands Community College School Sixth Form

Course description

This qualification emphasises two key factors - creativity and sustainability.  A sign of the modern technological age in which we live is that human actions have had a negative impact on our environment.  New products provide solutions rather than add to the existing problems of extractions and use of natural resources, pollution from manufacturing and disposal of large amounts of waste products.


Good design is vital to our world and economy, it is important therefore, that we give future designers a passion for designing their futures.


This subject can be teamed with many permutations of A Level subjects.

Entry requirements

5 A* - C grades at GCSE including grade B or above in Resistant Materials or Graphics.

Future opportunities

Further study can be carried out at either University or work in the fields of Automotive Design, Product Design and Industrial Design.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Uplands Community College School Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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    • Wadhurst is situated on the Kent/Sussex border seven miles (11 km) east of Crowborough and about seven miles (11 km) south of Tunbridge Wells.  It is also within easy reach of Ticehurst, Burwash, Mayfield and Heathfield in East Sussex, and Lamberhurst, Hawkhurst and Cranbrook in Kent.


      There is limited parking available on the College site during the day.  Visitors travelling by car may prefer to park in the public car park, which is situated next to the Greyhound Pub in the High Street, adjacent to the College. 


      Uplands is a Community College and we have a Sports Centre on-site, which is open to the public and a Youth Centre across the road.  The entire College site, including the Sports Centre is a non-smoking environment. 

      The College is:

      • Within easy reach of the A21


      • Approximately 1 mile from Wadhurst Railway Station


      • Served by bus routes from the surrounding towns/villages


      • Located within the centre of Wadhurst; Sixth Form students are permitted to visit the local shops during study periods and break/lunchtime