Entry Requirements

Grade 5 at GCSE
Photography or GCSE Art

About the course

Students will be introduced to a variety of experiences exploring a range of photographic media, techniques and
processes. They will be made aware of both traditional and new technologies.
Students will use sketchbooks/workbooks/ journals to underpin their work where appropriate and will explore
one or a combination of the following areas:
- Portraiture
- Landscape photography (working from the urban, rural and/or coastal environment)
- Still-life photography, working from objects or from the natural world
- Documentary photography, photo journalism
- Experimental imagery
- Photographic installation, video, television and film
- Multimedia moving image
- Photographic Sculptures and mixed media

Art and Design - Photography

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Possible future careers...

Year 12 Topics

Individual Issue based work, Students can explore any concept or theme in their personal investigation

Goes well with...

Art, Product design, History, Sociology, English, Applied Science and Business.

Year 13 Topics

Individual Issue based work, Students can explore any concept or theme in their personal investigation

Exams

Both Art and Photography A level courses have 2 components to complete over the duration of the 2 years.
Component 1: Personal investigation worth 60% of overall grade and Component 2: Externally set investigation worth 40% of the over all grade.