Summary of course content:

A Level: The A level Fine Art course offers you the opportunity to develop your skills in a range of materials and techniques before pursuing your own themes and interests in a Fine Art context. It provides freedom for you to experiment and take risks with your work whilst developing your own style. During the course learners will explore the work of other artists, designers and craftspeople and develop their skills in critically analysing their work.

BTEC: The BTEC course offers a vocational backdrop for Art and Design. The course is made up of 4 units which cover a range of Art and Design disciplines. During the course learners will explore a wide range of materials and techniques including drawing, painting, printing, sculpture and digital ways of working. They will develop your ability to discuss the work of others as well as developing your own ideas in a response to a brief.

Progression and Career routes:

Many of our students go on to study creative courses at a higher level including Fine Art, Photography, Advertising, Scenic Art, Fashion and Graphics.

These courses also lend themselves well to apprenticeships in the creative sector.

How to access this course:

A Level: You will need at least a grade 5 in GCSE Art. A grade 4 or above in English language is preferable due to the written element of the course.

BTEC: You will need at least a grade 4 GCSE Art or other creative subject including Media or Photography. A grade 4 or above in English language is preferable due to the written element of the course.