Introduction to VAD Year 12 Applicant Submission

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Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your application to Post 16 Visual Art & Design at The BRIT School, Well done you are now at the next stage of the application process.  We very much value your interest in our subject and are really looking forward to hearing more about you.  

In advance of your successful invitation to our meeting, we would like you to complete and submit the following two items and upload them in the appropriate place below.  You will be given plenty of opportunities to discuss your pre-task and portfolio during your meeting.  

1. Pre task 1&2

Please click here  Admission 2024 VAD to access the pre-task information and portfolio advice for your Visual Art & Design / Fashion, Styling & Textiles application.  We suggest you add your pre-task to the end of your portfolio or keep them separate as two documents. Please ensure they are clearly labelled as suggested in the presentation

2. Portfolio

We would like you to create an online portfolio that showcases your Artwork/creative practice in order to support your application.  We suggest you use Google presentations or powerpoint and save as a PDF file, as this will make it easier for you to share.

We would like to see approximately 10-17 pieces of work which might include anything from 2D to 3D, Digital image, photography, or film and animation. 

Please upload your completed portfolio and pre-task using the link below.  Remember your portfolio will either be submitted as a PDF or a link to a Google Slides presentation. 

The deadline for submission of the Pre-Tasks and the portfolio is Wednesday 14th February 2024. Failure to upload by the deadline removes your application from this process. We will inform you if you have got to the meeting stage once we have seen your portfolio. 

Remember if you are creating a Google slide show you must make sure the sharing settings are set for us to view.  Good Luck!

Uploading Your Work

Please submit your portfolio which also includes the pre-tasks. 

  • On submission, please label your presentation with:
  • Your application Name.
  • Indication of the strand. e.g. VAD.
  • Indication of which KEYSTAGE you are applying for. e.g. KS4 OR KS5. 
  • Here is an example:
  • KimSimonsKS5VADPRETASK1 

Please make sure you have uploaded the requirements for 1 and 2 by Wednesday 14th February 2024