This could take a variety of forms such as poster campaigns, packaging, branding for clothing or ‘on screen’ designs.
In the spring term students will work on the externally set assignment.
You will have the chance to produce work for local and national competitions and see it exhibited both externally and within College at the end of term.
Graphic products is concerned with both visual imagery and the production of 3 dimensional outcomes.
You will respond to an externally set brief to develop a project with support from your teachers.
You will be assessed through a mixture of coursework (60%) and exam projects (40%) which you will complete in the studio within a fixed time period.They will be required to choose a design brief from a selection set by the exam board and develop designs before producing finished outcomes at the end of April in supervised, exam conditions.PLEASE NOTE THAT BECAUSE THIS GCSE IS AN ART & DESIGN QUALIFICATION, IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO CHOOSE GRAPHICS IF ART & DESIGN HAS BEEN CHOOSEN AS A FURTHER OPTION.CE logo The CE logo stands for Conformité Européenne which is French for ‘European Conformity’.If a product is to be sold within the EU then it must meet certain standards laid down by the EU.Only when these standards have been met can the CE logo be displayed.The Mobius Loop The Mobius Loop is used to encourage the recycling of a particular product where the facilities are available.Each of which may communicate a different message to the consumer, some indicate the materials used, others indicate if the product could be harmful and some inform us of standards the product has met.Below are a number of the most common logos and symbols found on packaging.Students will be given school set design briefs that will allow them to experiment and develop their understanding of Graphic Communication.An example of a design brief: Investigate relevant sources and design publicity material using a typographic approach for the launch of a new radio station, ‘Radio Box’.