History of Art A-Level
A level History of Art: New Specification (2017) from Pearson
We welcomed the announcement from Pearson regarding securing the future History of Art A level.
Details about the new History of Art A-level specification (for teaching from Sept 2017) are now available online from Pearson. Please direct any queries regarding the new spec to Pearson.
Press and Support
Thanks to those who supported our efforts to secure a future for the A level within the context of our ongoing campaign for art history in education.
We also welcome the acknowledgement of the role the AAH has played (and continues to play) with the A level campaign. We've had huge support from a wide range of partners across Higher Education, schools and the cultural sector.
Here is our offical AAH statement following the news to secure the A Level for art history in the UK.
Bolton & Quinn press release (1 Dec 2016)
The Guardian Education article (1 Dec 2016)
BBC Education (1 Dec 2016)
The Telegraph (1 Dec 2016)
Keep up to date
You will see from our Campaign overview below that our long-term goals are to grow and widen awareness and recognition of the value of art history, within and beyond education.
Our previous announcements regarding A level art history:
- Statement: 'Securing the long term future of art history education in the UK'
- You can also see our response via the original article in The Guardian, as well as our response in full (pdf)
- Letter of support from Higher Education institutions with signtatures
- House of Lords debate, 'Ensuring Exam boards continue to offer a range of creative subjects at A-Level', 3 November 2016