Teachers of Fine Art
- Mrs C D Setterfield (Curriculum Leader)
- Mrs L Kern
Reasons to Study Art
- Higher Education / Career progression
- Success at GCSE
- Enjoyment and creative outlet
- Keep your options open
- Transferable skills that are developed
Our Vision for Fine Art
- Fine Art
- Graphic Design
- Fashion Design
- Textiles Design
- Interior Design
- TV/Film e.g. Set Design
- Jewellery Design
- Often students will follow up the Fine Art ‘A’ Level with a Foundation course in Art and Design or go for direct entry to University.
Outline of Course
Exam Board: Eduqas
Personal Investigation: 60%
Consists of two parts:
- Practical project based on themes and subject matter of personal significance.
- An extended written element of 1000 words minimum, which may contain images and texts and must clearly relate to practical work using an appropriate working vocabulary and specialist terminology.
Externally Set Assignment: 40%
Externally Set Assignment Structure: Preparatory period commencing on or from 1 February (of Year 13). Students select one starting point from a series of visual or written stimuli to inspire and inform their own work. The preparatory period concludes with 15 hours of supervised time where students produce a final outcome/s.
x12 50 minute lessons a fortnight
Students complete several projects that continue to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding in preparation for their personal investigation and externally set assignment. They will also be introduced to working with new materials and processes which will enhance and build their portfolio for progression onto higher education study.