A Level Art is a perfect opportunity for students to explore and express their ideas and personal creativity. You will be
challenged to take creative risks through your ideas, imagination and a variety of media in a studio environment.
will be encouraged to explore and question the significance of artists’ work and the way in which it has, and continues
to be, interpreted.
After developing skills in fine art, photography and 3D, you will be able to focus on your preferred
medium. This will be supported by trips to a variety of national Art Galleries.
What will I study?
In Year one you will develop knowledge and technical
skills in the use of a variety of media and processes, such
as painting, printing, sculpture and sketching, as well as
becoming proficient in the use of the Formal Elements.
You will be supported and inspired to follow your own
interests, take creative risks and encouraged to become
an independent learner.
The second year of A Level Fine Art actively promotes
freedom of expression and personal development as a
creative practitioner. The Personal Investigation will ensure
concepts and skills are more specialised, developed and
thoroughly explored, learning how to contextualise your
work whilst fostering your own style.
Grade 4 in GCSE Mathematics and English Language. If you
do not have a GCSE in the Visual Arts, you will be expected to provide a portfolio of work which demonstrates your skills and interests.
Many practitioners go on to study Fine Art, Product
Design, Fashion, Photography, Sculpture, Media, Teaching, Advertising, Theatre Design.... The list really is endless!