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Cookstown High School, Cookstown

A-level Art

Studying A-Level Art and Design helps develop key transferable skills and qualities which are highly sought after by employers. These include creativity, problem-solving, resilience, imagination, empathy and innovation. It also promotes:

independent learning;
personal development and motivation;
the ability to find alternative approaches;
take risks taking in creative pursuits;
aesthetic and intellectual capacities.

Higher order thinking skills such as researching, analysing and reflecting are fundamental to this qualification. It provides students with opportunities to develop key skills needed for the world of work, Further and Higher Education and provides a pathway to a future career in a creative or cultural industries related field.