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Ceramics

Level 2

Duration: 1 Year

Contact: Miss C Wood

Entry Requirements

No formal entry qualifications are required for Level 2 courses.

Course Content

In this one-year GCSE course, you will study a range of 3D artists, use a variety of 3D art materials and develop ideas creatively. Drawing activities and annotations about the work are compulsory. Projects will include references to first hand sources and by the end of the project you will have brought all your ideas together. Work is mounted or presented in a sketchbook, and annotated to explain all your ideas. Basic art materials will be required for you to use at home. You will complete a large coursework unit, and then the final exam is a practical project which you have a few weeks to prepare for, to create the final piece(s) under exam conditions for ten hours.

Future Opportunities

Everything you wear or see has had a designer or artist involved somewhere. Many of the people who have created this have gone through an Art and Design route in Further Education and Higher Education such as Graphic Designer, Exhibition Designer, Fine Artist, Teacher. Ceramics/3D skills and knowledge also would support any career in construction, architecture, furniture making and product design.

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University Success

In 2018, 93% of students went to their first or second choice university.

100%
A Level Pass Rate

In 2018, Homewood's Year 13 students achieved 100% pass rate in over 42 A-level and Level 3 courses.