Art

Art & Design

IGCSE

The IGCSE Level art and design course follows the CAIE Art and Design curriculum and is taught for 3 hours per week.

The curriculum appeals to learners who wish to explore practical work through a range of two-and/or three-dimensional processes and include new media and technologies in addition to traditional media and processes.

The curriculum also helps equip learners with lifelong skills including:

  • Confidence and enthusiasm as they develop technical skills in two- and/or three-dimensional form and composition
  • The ability to identify and solve problems in visual and tactile forms
  • The ability to develop ideas from initial attempts to outcomes.

AS & A level

The AS and A Level art and design course follows the CAIE Art and Design curriculum and is taught for 5 hours per week.

The course stimulates interest, enjoyment and personal enrichment as well as introducing artistic exploration and design thinking.

Candidates gain lifelong skills, including:

  • Communication skills, especially the ability to communicate concepts and feelings;
  • How to record from direct observation and personal experience;
  • The ability and confidence to experiment, be innovative, intuitive and imaginative;
  • The language and technical terms used in art and design;
  • Research and evaluation skills; and an appreciation of practical design problems and how to solve these.