Why is the study of Art important? 


Creativity is an essential facet of every human being. Art has inspired generations of people, to think and act in ways that have transformed humanity and society. Everyone should have a basic understanding of art and the associated motivations.

  • Course Content and Assessment

    Course Content:

    • Organic Forms and Basic Skills
    • Printing
    • Sculpture
    • Textiles
    • Personal Study
    • Artist Research
    • Artist Recreations
    • Independent Research
    • Experiments
    • Idea Development
    • Final Piece Idea
    • Final Piece Trial
    • Final Piece Execution
    • Written Study
    • Exam Artist Research and Recreations
    • Exam Independent Research
    • Exam Final Piece Development and Trials



    • 40% Examination
    • 60% Coursework
  • Entry Criteria

    5 GCSEs at C or above including:

    • English and Mathematics at 4 or above
    • Art GCSE at 6 or above
  • How can Art support your future?

    Career Opportunities:

    Students who have taken A Level Art go on to study Art at University. Future opportunities may include: a career in creative industries.

  • How does the study of Art support your study of other subjects?

    Art works well with other creative subjects, for example photography. It is also of benefit for subjects such as English Literature and Language.

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