Art and design

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Why study art and design

The GCSE in art and design is a highly creative and practical course. Throughout the course you will complete a wide range of practical work based around your own identity. Our art department is a stimulating and friendly atmosphere and you will study alongside like-minded students.

If you want a career which leads to a job in a wide range of creative industries then this is a great subject to take as an option.

What will I learn?

You will create a portfolio of work based on the topic of ‘Your Identity’ which is completed
throughout years 10 and 11.

How will I be assessed?

  • Portfolio
  • Examination (10 hours, split over two days)

Future pathways and careers

  • Fine art
  • Photography
  • Jewellery design and silversmiths
  • Web design
  • Graphic design
  • Architects/ Landscape designers

Examination board

OCR

For more information on art and design, contact Mr Burton via email: pburton@queenelizabeths-ac.org.uk

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