At Windsor Academy Trust our curriculum exists to ensure all students regardless of background and ability can aspire to ‘unlock their academic and personal potential’. It empowers and equips students with the knowledge, character virtues and learning skills required to thrive in learning and in life.
Exam Board: AQA
This is a really exciting opportunity to choose the popular GCSE, ‘Graphic Communication course. This GCSE is for those students that love to experiment with different media such as Photoshop, paint, pencil crayon, collage, stencilling, water colours and much more. You choose the projects, and themes that will help you work on your strengths. You will be taught mixed media skills including Photoshop that will set you up for continuing this type of work into further education. This GCSE is classed as one full GCSE.
The course consists of:
Two coursework projects - worth 60% of the GCSE grade.
One exam preparation folder and final exam piece worth 40% of the GCSE grade.
You will develop the following key skills:
Where can it take me?
A Level Graphic Communication is available to study at Windsor Sixth Form. This links in perfectly with the GCSE course offered.
Career Route/Courses: A Level Graphic Design, A Level 3D Design, A Level Art and Design, HND in Interior Design/Product Design, A Level Art, Design and Media Foundation Studies.
Graphic Design leading to a career in: 3D design, architecture, fashion, film and animation, magazine designer, product design manager, interior
Please contact: Mrs K Clifford (Curriculum Leader of Graphic Communication)