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Hampstead School

Art & Design

ART & DESIGN

A Level

Awarding body: Pearson

What will I learn?

This course allows students opportunities to generate and develop ideas, research primary and contextual sources, record practical and written observations, experiment with media and processes and refine towards producing personal resolved outcomes.

Year 12

This year provides a chance to experiment and take risks with ideas and media. Students will produce a body of work over two projects in order to develop their skills and ideas.

Year 13

  1. Component 1: 60% (coursework – Personal Project)
  2. Component 2: 40% (Externally Set Assignment)

What can I do at the end of the course?

Art and Design is a respected Level 3 qualification which develops your critical and creative thinking. It is a wide ranging course that aims to develop your skills in many specialisms within the arts field.

Students who study Art and Design at Level 3 go on to study academic subjects at university and also higher education at specialist art schools.

This course equips students with the knowledge and skill base to study Art and Design at a higher level and prepares them for careers in many industries.


PHOTOGRAPHY

A Level

Awarding body: Pearson

What will I learn?

In the context of Photography, this course allows students opportunities to generate and develop ideas, research primary and contextual sources, record practical and written observations, experiment with media and photographic processes and refine towards producing personal resolved outcomes.

Year 12

This year provides a chance to experiment and take risks with ideas and media. Students will produce a body of work over two projects in order to develop their skills and ideas.

Year 13

  1. Component 1: 60% (coursework – Personal Project)
  2. Component 2: 40% (Externally Set Assignment)

What can I do at the end of the course?

Photography is a respected Level 3 qualification which develops your critical and creative thinking. It is a wide ranging course that aims to develop your skills in many specialisms within the arts field.

Students who study Photography at Level 3 go on to study academic subjects at university and also higher education at specialist art schools.

This course equips students with the knowledge and skill base to study Photography or Art and Design at a higher level and prepares them for careers in many industries.