Fine Art

This course is ideal for students with a strong interest in drawing and painting.

You will develop your artistic skills eventually leading to specialising in a selected area through practical, hands on lessons. During the course of the two years, you will have multiple opportunities to exhibit work professionally in the local community and experience trips and guest speakers. The course will challenge your preconceptions of fine art and asks you to be open minded and highly engaged in developing your artistic practice.


Five GCSEs at grade 4 and above, ideally including grade 4 or above in GCSE Art. A suitable portfolio of artwork may be accepted as an alternative to GCSE Art.


Students in Fine art will work towards a diverse and extensive portfolio that develops multiple art skills, techniques and processes. These skills range from photography for fine art, observational drawing, dry and wet mediums and print making. Students will also gain key analytical skills when investigating artwork and other contextual sources relating to concepts.


Progress into further study or employment in a creative arts career including but not limited to Gallery worker, illustrator, animator, Freelance artist, Design industry worker, Community arts work or Arts education.