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You will work across a wide range of media from simple sketching to highly detailed 2d or 3d practices. All work will be underpinned by in-depth studies which will help you write critically about your design ideas and concepts.
The course focus is centred on the creative journey of personal investigation and concepts, coupled with high level outcomes that would be industry ready.
Students should have high expectations and will be continually pushed to help explore individual creative boundaries. We aim to offer an innovative, relevant and highly challenging course leading to further study or employment in a wide range of creative fields.
Success rate for students achieving a first choice degree place across the past seven years has been 100%.
Past students are studying courses such as Fashion Design, Embellishment, Fashion marketing and Textiles at leading universities following the success of their time studying Fine art.
The weighting of assessment is 60% portfolio and 40% externally set assignment.
The portfolio assignments are set and marked by your teacher and then externally moderated. You will complete 4 projects which will form your portfolio.
The externally set assignment will be set by the exam board and marked by your teacher. Following this all examination outcomes are then externally moderated.
Within your year 13 studies it is a requirement of the course to produce an extended piece of critical and contextual writing around 2500 words long to support your personal studies.
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