GCSE Art & Design- Photography
The Art Department offers the AQA Art and Design syllabus in PHOTOGRAPHY. This course allows students to be creative in photography through a wide range of themes.
Students will learn to use photo editing programs, set up photo shoots and develop their own ideas and work.
The department has eight digital SLR cameras, and students are welcome to use their own.
Students will go on visits and trips for their photo shoots.
To achieve their best on this course, students need to be wholly committed and able to work independently.
Over the 2 year course students will complete:
The final GCSE grade is based on
GCSE Art & Photography Exam
The preparation time for the exam starts in February. This unit of work is based on the GCSE Art & Design/Photography exam questions. Students visit galleries or museums to ensure varied and interesting starting points for their exam piece.
Students are set a Predictive Assessment Examination at the end of the Autumn term in year 11 to prepare them for their GCSE exam in the spring.