Photography - St Wilfrids Catholic High School and Sixth Form College

Photography

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Photography

A Level

We follow the AQA specifications for Art & Design (Photography). This course aims to provide you with a broad foundation in Photography and to develop some skills that may have been covered at GCSE Level. Aiming to promote the individual and creative development of students work and establishing confidence in crating photographic artwork using a variety of technical approaches techniques.

 

Location: St. Wilfrid's Sixth Form College

Course Level: Entry

Duration: 2 Years

5 good GCSE passes, including English Language and Maths. It is strongly recommended that you have a grade 6 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 a excellent track record of our students successfully gaining places at universities on special Art and other related courses including Animation, Graphic Design, Textiles and Photography.