Fine Art- A LEVEL -OCR
Art & Design- Fine Art Endorsement
Course Leader: Mrs Hyder
What’s it all about?
You will produce a portfolio of artwork from a variety of different themes, experimenting with different materials and processes. You will also develop work for a personal investigation, including a written element, based on your own ideas and chosen medium. There is an externally set task or ‘exam project’ at the end of the course.
As part of the course there will also be visits to London to view galleries, along with the rest of the arts faculty and a possibility of a Foreign Trip. There will also be ample opportunities to exhibit your own work.
What are the entry requirements?
5 GCSE’s GRADE 9-4 including GCSE grade 5 in art or equivalent design based course.
What will I learn on this course?
- You will develop a strong drawing foundation.
- You will have the opportunity to explore a range of materials and processes.
- You will develop your own portfolio of work to enable you to apply for courses in higher education and employment.
- You will be given the opportunity to study artists’ work from Primary sources.
How will I be assessed?
60% Coursework, 40% Controlled Test
What do your current students say?
‘’The post 16 Fine Art course at WSC is a hard working but fun and creative learning environment, we have our own 6th form area where we can work throughout the day and the teachers are excellent and very supportive’’
Is there anything else I need to know?
From this course, you would normally progress to further and higher education through a foundation course or directly onto a degree course.
Who can I contact for further information?
College Website, Exam board website, and LHyder@educ.somerset.gov.uk