Graphics

Students study and use a range of Graphic media techniques in order to produce highly creative design concepts for packaging, products, magazine layouts, promotion artwork and advertising.
Students will learn:

  • A range of drawing techniques
  • Model-making using graphic materials including CAD/CAM such as rapid prototyping, laser, versacam printing
  • How to complete working drawings used in the manufacture of products
  • How to analyse design trends and current issues
  • How to research and analyse how graphic products are made and why

The assessment for GCSE Graphics comprises of two units:

  • 60% Controlled Assessment - Students complete a design folder and graphic product
  • 40% Written Examination - based on the theory behind the design and manufacture of graphic products