Course Overview

This course is ideal for learners who would like to build their Level 2 portfolio and have an interest in visualising their ideas and feelings using a wide range of media including computers, and who enjoy learning through practical experimentation.

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Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at students on our Step Up Pathway, alongside English or Maths GCSE looking to build on their Level Two Portfolio.

What will you learn?

You will learn a wide range of new and exciting practical approaches to Art and Design, exploring our extensive facilities. The teachers will support you to discover your areas of excellence while making 2D and 3D work.  

What skills will you develop?

Skills students will develop on this course include:

  • You will develop new ‘Practical skills’ in drawing, printing, painting and 3 Dimensional production. Alongside this you will be supported to develop wider skills that will enhance your ability to solve problems and manage your time, these skills will help prepare you for your next steps in education or employment.

Progression Routes

This highly successful course will support you develop wider skills that will successfully prepare you to study at level 3, either in Art based courses or other areas you are interested in.

GCSE

Course Leader:
Nathan Daniel

Course Length:
One Year

Entry Requirements:
An interest in learning new skills, the passion to develop personal ideas into a project and a willingness to work hard while having fun.

How is the course assessed:
This course is assessed by a portfolio and a practical exam.