Main Skill Areas Developed:
DSLR camera and lens functions
Expressive Recording Film Development and Enlargement
Mixed Media Studies
Narrative Photography Mixed Media Photography
Traditional Film Photography
The curriculum is assessed on the students ability to:
Develop ideas through research and investigation.
Show confidence with experimentation within their creative practice.
Record insights, reflections and contextual meaning of their work.
Create a personal and meaningful outcome.
Year 1 – Course Content
Year 2 – Course Content
Externally set Exam unit
Students are expected to participate in 4 hours of class work and 4 hours of independent work per week within all A Level subjects.
It is not essential for students to own or buy any photographic equipment as the college can provide access to all the essential s required to be successful within this course. £20 is required by every student to contribute to the overall cost of materials used within each A Level ADT option. This is due to a number of expensive materials being used in all areas across the 2 years of the course.
Overall Entry Requirements:
6 GCSE's at grade 4 or above including an English and Maths.
Course Specific Entry Requirements:
A GCSE Graphic Design or Art grade 4 is usually required for taking the A-level course,
due to the requirement for research, contextual analysis and design sketching.
However, students that can demonstrate the necessary skills and passion will also be considered.