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Grade A course work by Glen Duck- a race and chase board game based on a popular computer game      Pic of Game

What is Graphics?

‘Graphic design is a creative process often undertaken in order to convey a specific message to a targeted audience. The term "graphic design" can also refer to a number of artistic and professional disciplines that focus on visual communication and presentation. Various methods are used to create and combine words, symbols, and images to create a visual representation of ideas and messages. A graphic designer may use typography, visual arts and page layout techniques to produce the final result.

Common uses of graphic design include identity (logos and branding), web sites, publications (magazines, newspapers, and books), advertisements and product packaging.’ Wikipedia

Graphic Products What you actually do !

Year 10

Students do a number of short practical projects

  • learning new drawing skills
  • computer modelling and communication skills
  • 3D architectural and product card/foam board/acrylic modelling
  • use of laser cutter

Year 11 GCSE

Course Work (Controlled Assessment) Produce a folder and physical make. You have a choice of projects to do.

Exam - A two hour written and drawing exam. Don’t worry plenty of practice first!

   Hungry caterpillar     velcroed removable images

Projects to choose from include the following-Kerrang!

Board Game

Pop up (kinetic) A5 book

Scale slot together model building for war game/model railway enthusiasts

Promotional Material for Band

Stationery Pack including holder

Promotional material and packaging for commemorative product

Activity Pack for a long journey-include packaging/ carry case

AQA  products specification


First day in the career of---- this is a link to the newdesign magazines website (the magazine is also available in the school library)

 inside of book               Merchandise picture




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