Art

Why study Art? 

The benefit of an Art course is that you don’t just study Art: you make it. Art enhances fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, problem solving skills, lateral thinking, complex analysis and critical thinking skills.

No matter what career you choose, those who can arrange, present and display material in a way that is aesthetically pleasing have an advantage. In a fast-paced, changing world full of technology and business, there has never been a better time to join the creative industries. 

Where can this course lead?

There are many career options and routes available to Art students. Some of the most popular career routes are Fine Artist, Illustrator, Photographer, Animator, Graphic designer, Art administrator, Printmaker, Game designer, Fashion, Make-up Artist, Costumer and Theatre Design, Teacher/University Lecturer.

What do students think? 

“I enjoy Art as it gives me a break from other essay based subjects. It allows you to express yourself creatively. It’s a really nice environment to work in and you get the chance to experiment with different materials and techniques.” 

“I love that Art gives you the room to express your creativity through a variety of mediums.” 

“I enjoy Art because I like the vast amount of freedom we are given, also the fact that I can express myself unlike any other subject.” 

Student Destinations 

Former students have gone to complete pre- university foundation courses at college or have gone directly to university to study a variety of Art based courses. 

Entry Requirements

Grade 6 in Art & Design

Assessment

Exam Board - Eduqas

Assessment

50% exam

50% Coursework

When?

100% Year 13

Average Class Size

7