Supporting subjects: History of Art, Sociology, Philosophy and any of the other Art & Design endorsements.
Illustration, advertising, packaging design, design for print, typography,communication and computer graphics, multimedia, animation, web design, film, television and/or video.
Students explore elements of visual language and a variety of materials and genres by responding to an issue, concept or idea, working to a brief or answering a need. By understanding meaning, function, style, scale, colour and content students build an appreciation of the appropriate use of imagery, typography, signs and symbols. There is also an appreciation of the relationship of form and function, presentation and layout and, where applicable, the constraints of working to a brief and an awareness of intended audience or purpose.
Supporting subjects: Media, Sociology, English, IT and any of the other Art & Design endorsements.
Portraiture, landscape photography, still-life photography, documentary photography, photo journalism, experimental imagery, photographic installation, video, television and film.
Students will explore, line, form, colour, pattern and texture in the context of Photography by responding to an issue, theme, concept or idea or work to a brief or answer a need. By showing an appreciation of viewpoint, composition, depth of field and movement; time-based, through such techniques as sequence or ‘frozen moment’ students will investigate use of the camera, film, lenses, filters and lighting for work in their chosen area of Photography. With this students will develop understanding of techniques related to the developing and printing of photographic images, presentation and layout.
Supporting subjects: Film, Media, Physics and any of the other Art & Design endorsements.
Fashion, printed and/or dyed fabric and materials, domestic textiles and wallpaper,interior design, constructed textiles, textile installation.
Students investigate a variety of textile methods such as fabric printing (mono-printing, relief printing and/or screen printing), tie-dye, batik, spraying, transfer and fabric construction and stitching (appliqué, patchwork, padding, quilting and/or embroidery). With this students develop an awareness of the elements of Textile Design, such as shape, colour, texture, pattern, harmony, contrast and/or repetition and look at the relationship of form and function and, where applicable, the constraints of working to a brief.
Supporting subjects: Media, Drama, Chemistry and any of the other Art & Design endorsements.
THREE DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
Ceramics, sculpture, jewellery/body ornament, exhibition design, design for theatre, television, film, interior design, product design, environmental design and architectural design.
Students investigate the relationship of form and function and, where applicable, respond to a concept, work to a brief, theme, topic or answer a need using a variety of working methods such as model-making, constructing and assembling. Developing an appreciation of solid, void, form, shape, texture, colour, decoration, surface treatment, scale, proportion, rhythm and movement in their chosen media students use of a variety of appropriate tools and equipment increasing awareness of the relationship between Three-Dimensional Design and urban, rural and other settings.