Art & Design

Course Content

The course will encourage an adventurous and enquiring approach to art and design. Successful students should demonstrate an understanding of past and contemporary art and design practice, and be able to pro- duce artwork that embraces a range of ide- as. Students develop a personal, creative and imaginative approach to art and design.

The topics include:

Over a series of exciting and challenging pro- jects you will be taught how to look at mate- rials creatively and how to create visual solutions for a variety of exciting topics from a range of disciplines including:

  • 2D and 3D drawing techniques
  • Sculpture Graphics Painting
  • Mixed Media Design Ceramics
  • Printmaking Photoshop

How is this course assessed?

The GCSE comprises of two components as follows:

Unit 1: Personal Portfolio in Art and Design is worth 60%

Unit 2: Externally Set Assignment component worth 40%

Contact information

Miss Mantle

Course information