Mrs Jo Dawson: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will learn how to take good quality, well composed photographs, looking beyond the lens to use the digital camera as a tool to capture moments in time. You will work on portraiture and landscape projects, completing sketchbooks and boards for a display at the end of Y12. In Y13, you will choose your own genre of photography to research and develop.
Exam Board AQA
Exams The course is assessed in Y13 through a personal investigation including a 3000-word essay which makes up 60% of the grade and a final exam.
There is also a 15-hour exam, the wide range of topics for which are released in March. Students are supported in preparing for this practical exam from March until May. This makes up 40% of the final grade.
A*-B 83% | A*-C 100%
Sixth form entry criteria plus aGrade 4 or above at GCSE in a creative subject. You will need your own Digital SLR camera and a basic knowledge of editing software would be an advantage.
Trips, Industry Links and Work Experience
Wimbledon Arts Studio: camera skills and portraiture shoot
Landscape trips to the local area
Arts trip to London or Europe.