You will need to be excited by the idea of further study of Art, Design & Media. This combined A Level Art and Design will give you the choice of either focusing on photography or art as pathways. You will need to be committed to an intensive course of study and be prepared to devote a lot of time to the production of high-quality work. You will explore a broad range of processes and techniques, learning amazing new skills in our fully equipped art department and state of-the-art digital photo studio as well as experimenting in a traditional darkroom.
We have some incredible lighting and cameras, including digital medium format. We also have a well-equipped art department with full printmaking facilities and the use of industry standard adobe software. You will begin by following a detailed introductory programme designed to teach you all the essentials you will need to unleash your creativity, both through art and photography. You will also gain awareness of the work of many other photographers, artists and designers. We also present your work as digital sketchbooks using Adobe InDesign, the key software used by professional graphic designers, so if you are interested in graphic communication as well as art and photography, then this is a real bonus.