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School Leavers (16-18)

A Level 3D Design is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to explore materials and create three dimensional work using a broad range of materials and techniques. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto art and design related degrees.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical skills and techniques including drawing, painting, mixed media, print and 3D. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the L3 in Art and Design or Graphics.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Over a two year course you will initially develop a broad range of practical skills and techniques within the areas of fine art, 3D, graphics, photography, textiles and contextual studies. Following this, you will then select an area in which to specialise in, where you will gain more advanced skills and knowledge, supporting successful progression into further study or employment within the field of art and design.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge to develop your understanding of topics such as keeping children safe and developing communication skills with young children. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course, progress onto the L2 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development.

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Adults (18+),
School Leavers (16-18)

It is now a requirement of Ofsted that all early years’ practitioners become fully qualified to Level 3 to gain the ‘licence to practice’. An apprenticeship is the start of that route and ascertains a candidate’s understanding and competence in caring for the children in their care and providing stimulating environments and experiences. They will have proven themselves to have the skills necessary to carry out a variety of tasks with some guidance or supervision.

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Adults (18+),
School Leavers (16-18)

An Advanced Apprenticeship for the Children and Young People’s Workforce gives the successful apprentice a full Level 3 qualification and a licence to practice. They will have proven themselves to have the skills necessary to carry out a variety of tasks with some guidance or supervision. It is a requirement of Ofsted that all early years’ practitioners become fully qualified to Level 3 as soon as possible.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical and theoretical childcare skills, such as, understanding children’s development and communication skills with children and adults. You will gain practical experience working with children in early years’ settings. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the L3 in Children’s Play, Learning and Development.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Over a two year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of child development, safeguarding children, supporting children’s additional needs and reflective practice. You will gain practical experience working with children aged 0-8 years working in different early years setting. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto Higher Education or employment working in schools and nurseries.

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School Leavers (16-18)

A Level Fine Art is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to work in a range of media and to explore painting, drawing and print making. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto art and design related degrees.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Our Foundation Diploma in Art & Design is an intensive one year course. It is primarily designed to bridge the gap between Sixth Form and University studies, supporting progression to a subject specialist art and design programme at Art College, or to an Honours Degree at University.

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School Leavers (16-18)

A Level Graphics is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to investigate the main areas of graphic design ranging from advertising to historical and contextual studies in graphic design. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto art and design related degrees.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Over a two year course you will develop a broad range of practical skills and techniques using traditional art materials as well as digital software such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator; you will develop confidence using Apple Macs, working to industry standard. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this course will progress onto further study or employment within the field of graphic design.

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School Leavers (16-18)

A Level Photography is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to form a personal enquiry and expression using the selection and manipulation of images. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto Photography or art and design related degrees.

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School Leavers (16-18)

A Level Textiles is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to explore the nature and purpose of all textile processes. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto art and design related degrees.

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