Course Level: A-level

Our activities have been written by subject experts to provide resources for you to use as extended project ideas, contexts for your A-level studies, insight into higher-level study or simply exciting and thought-provoking topics to dip into. You may want to present your research in class or to your subject teachers.

There are 210 activities. Just click into an ‘Introduction Film’ to find out what the activity covers. The author of each activity provides ideas for tackling the questions with a ‘Suggested Response’.

  • Art History: A Visible Difference

    This activity is suitable for all A-level Art students who are interested in exploring how human difference was categorised and represented visually during the 18th and 19th centuries.

  • Art History: Art and Emancipation: The Visual Culture of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

    This activity is suitable for A-level Art History students who are interested in exploring the variety of imagery produced during the era of the transatlantic slave trade.

  • Art History: Hogarth’s Moral Tales

    This activity is suitable for all Art History A-level students interested in finding out more about the ideas embedded within William Hogarth’s work, as a means of exploring iconography.

  • Art History: Politics in Contemporary Art

    This Activity is aimed at all A-level Art History students who are interested in exploring how artists have actively sought to address socio-political issues in their work.

  • Art History: Pop Art and Ideas

    This activity is for all A-level Art History Students who are interested in exploring the variety of ways in which Pop artists of the 1950’s and 60’s, dealt with social, economic and cultural themes in their work.

  • Art History: Still Life

    This activity is suitable for A-level Art History students who are interested in exploring the variety of ways in which artists have utilised and approached the genre of Still Life, across the centuries.

  • Art History: The Art of Humour: English Satirical Prints

    This activity is suitable for all Art History A-level Students who are interested in exploring how satirical prints from the 18th and 19th centuries used humour, imagery and text to make socio-political comment, and influence public opinion.

  • Art History: Ways of Seeing – Henri Rousseau

    This activity is suitable for all Art History A-level students interested in finding out more about the work of the French post-impressionist painter Henri Rousseau, and in using his art to develop important visual interpretation skills.

  • Art History: Women Artists

    This activity is suitable for all A-level Art History students who are interested in exploring how women artists in ‘the West’ have negotiated gender politics in the making and meaning of their art.

  • Art History: Yinka Shonibare

    This activity is suitable for any A-level Art Students who are interested in exploring themes and ideas surrounding the artwork and creative practice of Yinka Shonibare MBE.

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