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ART PHOTOGRAPHY

The course provides opportunities to develop a broad foundation of critical, practical and theoretical skills that offers students a holistic understanding of a range of practices and contexts in the visual arts, crafts and design fields.

Possible areas of study include:
  •  photographing people / places
  •  still-life photography
  •  documentary photography
  •  photojournalism
  •  experimental imagery
  •  photographic installation
  •  fashion photography
  •  digital imaging / moving image (video, film, animation)
The course includes purposeful use of drawing to record information and may take the form of:
  •  sketches
  •  analytical observational studies
  •  storyboards
  •  thumbnail sketches
  •  layouts
  •  roughs
  •  experimental or expressive studies
  •  2 or 3D modelling
  •  detailed designs or elevations


Assessment Format 

Component 1: Personal Investigation – 60% of qualification, internally assessed, externally moderated.

Component 2: Externally Set Assignment – 40% of qualification, internally assessed, externally moderated.

Board: Eduqas

Course Entry Requirements:
GCSE grade 5 or C in Art and Design, Fine Art or Textile Design, Media Studies, DT Graphics

Teacher to contact: Miss M King