Photography - St Wilfrids Catholic High School and Sixth Form College

Photography

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Photography

A Level

We follow the AQA specification for Art & Design. This course aims to provide you with a broad foundation in Photography and to develop skills from a creative GCSE subject. Aiming to promote the individual and creative development of student’s work and establishing confidence in creating work using a variety of approaches, techniques and skills.

Location: St. Wilfrid's Sixth Form College

Course Level: Entry

Duration: 2 Years

5 GCSEs graded 9-1, including English Language and Maths.

It is strongly recommended that you have a grade B or above in a creative subject.

Students will initially be introduced to a variety of techniques and materials during workshop sessions; these will build up students’ confidence, knowledge and abilities before they begin their main body of coursework.

  • Component 1: Personal investigation
    • 60% of A Level
    • Internally Set, Internally Marked, Externally Moderated by AQA during a visit to the centre.
  • Component 2: Externally set assignment
    • 40% of A Level
    • Internally Set, Internally Marked, Externally Moderated by AQA during a visit to the centre.

We have an excellent track record of our students successfully gaining places at universities on specialist Art and other related courses including Graphic Design, Textiles and Photography.