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Art and Design: Graphic Communication at Neston High School

Course description

Students who opt for the Graphic Communication A level will produce work in one or more of the following areas: • illustration
• advertising
• packaging design
• design for print
• communication and computer graphics.

Students will develop skills in the following areas:
• understanding of meaning, function, style, scale, colour and content in relation to the chosen area of Graphic

• awareness of intended audience or purpose for their chosen area of Graphic Communication
• ability to respond to an issue, concept or idea, working to a brief or answering a need in the chosen area of Graphic

• appreciation of the relationship of form and function and, where applicable, the constraints of working to a brief
• appreciation of the appropriate use of typography which could include hand lettering and signs and symbols
• understanding of a variety of materials and genres appropriate to their chosen area of Graphic Communication.

Entry requirements

4 A* - C with 1 C in an Art and Design subject

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years