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ART AND DESIGN

Course Title 

 BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Art & Design (Equivalent to one A Level).

Type

 BTEC

Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for BTEC Art and Design at Sheffield Park Academy is a Merit grade in BTEC First Art & Design or grade 5 at GCSE Art &  Design.

About

Art and Design is a practical and engaging subject. Students will develop art and design projects and gain an understanding of the creative process. Through a combination of practical experience, students will produce pieces of Art and Design through the four mediums fine art, photography, graphics and textiles.  The qualification consists of studying four units over two years.

What are the critical learnings in this course?

  • Practical skills
  • Creative thinking
  • Administrative/organisational skills
  • Teamwork

Assessment

Assessment is 50% coursework – 50% Examination

You will have a minimum of 5 hours teaching per week, with regular out of classroom work set. You will be assessed formally each half term and given bespoke feedback to help develop your academic understanding.

What students say

“BTEC Art & Design isn’t just about drawing, there is also the option to do textiles and photography which develops our creative side and makes us more versatile in the future. The course is very practical which is what I wanted from the course.”

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