What does the assessment look like?
Component One (60%)
Personal project, ending in a final outcome (same Assessment Objectives as GCSE). Personal written study (1000 words continuous prose).
Component Two (40%)
Personal project (same Assessment Objectives as GCSE). This is in response to an externally set title/theme and you have 8 weeks to work on this. Final piece to be completed in 15 hour assessment period.
Choose this subject if you...
Are interested in learning to think creatively, explore new materials and develop your art skills. This A level is not just for those who wish to study Art at university. This is a subject that helps develop independent, creative and critical thinking skills, in preparation for university and your future. You can use this subject to show that you are a well-rounded and creative university applicant, who is able to think and work independently.
What can an A-Level in this subject lead to?
Students taking Art & Design can go onto study Art at university, complete an Art Foundation or any number of other degree options. This could include:
- History of Art
The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt
The Girl With The Pearl Earring – Tracy Chevalier
The Picture of Dorian Grey – Oscar Wilde