The course covers a wide range of skills and techniques in Art and Design, you will work in sketchbooks to research and respond to artists and designers work  and experiment with media, techniques and processes to develop a range of final outcomes. Through set project briefs based on the themes of Culturally Inspired Surface Pattern and Food and Sweets you will study drawing, painting,IT for Art and Design, Illustration, Print, Surface Pattern, Fashion and Textiles.

You will have a final major project at the end of the year; which allows you to develop a discipline of your choice, this year the theme for the FMP is Journeys.

5 units are covered on the course:

Unit 5 Contextual Influences in Art and Design (10 credits)

unit 45 Graphic Image Making (10 credits)

Unit 117 Surface Pattern (10 credits)

Unit 127 Fashion Visualisation (10 credits)

Unit 6 (FMP) Application, Exploration and Realisation in Art and Design (20 credits)

Grading is Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*

This course is the equivalent of 2 A levels