We follow the Edexcel Specification
The course aims to develop technical, observational and creative skills using a variety of media. These are enhanced by looking at different artists and their ways of working. |Individual strengths are encouraged in each student, helping them to develop their own ideas in order to make personal responses to a theme. Each student will have time to develop their control over the formal elements and acquire a good understanding of aesthetics. They will be taught how to think laterally, which will give them skills for future careers and expand their cognitive abilities. The aim is to provide students with the necessary tools to enable them to fulfill their creative intent.
GCSE Art and Design or and equivalent qualification in art.
Fine Art, Animation, Illustration, Fashion, Creative Arts, Journalism, Theatre Design, Shop Design, Graphic Design, Media Studies, Film and Photography. Combined with other subjects it can be used for entry to a wide range of degree qualifications not necessarily related to Art and Design.