Art and Design
Arts, Media and Publishing
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What will you be working towards?
||Art and Design
||GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
At Elliott Hudson we provide students with broad Art and Design opportunities taught by specialist staff. We offer four specialisms: Fine Art, Photography, Graphic Communication and Textile Design. Students can opt to study any of the disciplines listed above as a single A Level. Instead you may opt to study two Art and Design courses, resulting in you achieving two full A Level qualifications. Please note the decision to run each as separate courses will depend on levels of uptake. Mixed groups combining different specialisms will be run in the case of small numbers.
How will it be delivered?
Component 1 - Personal Investigation 96 marks 60% of A Level. NEA (non-exam assessment): portfolio of work, final outcome(s) and 1000-3000 word essayComponent 2 - Externally Set Assignment (non-exam assessment followed by 15-hour external exam) 96 marks 40% of A Level. Portfolio of preparatory work, and a finaloutcome generated in a 15-hour exam session in the summer
5 or more standard GCSE passes or higher (grade 4 or higher) including GCSE Maths and either English Language or English Literature at a grade 4 or above. If a student is applying for a course in a subject that they have studied at GCSE it is expected that a student would have achieved at least a standard pass (grade 4) in this subject.
Your next steps...
Art and Design subjects can lend themselves to a broad variety of future opportunities. The skills learnt and developed throughout the course are extremely important if students wish to progress onto Visual Art courses offered by Higher Education institutions or obtain a career within the creative industry.