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Art Photography A level at Howard of Effingham School

Course description

The course provides opportunities to develop a broad foundation of critical, practical and theoretical skills that offers students a holistic understanding of a range of practices and contexts in the visual arts, crafts and design fields. 

Students might engage with early light based images and rudimentary technology, such as a pinhole camera, as well as the most contemporary, which may include the use of digital cameras, video camcorders, photocopiers, scanners and mobile phones. They may also work exclusively with film based or digital technology or with both. Outcomes can be screen or print based, comprise still or moving images and might be discrete to the subject area or combined with other art forms.

Course content

Component 1: Personal Investigation – 60% of qualification, internally assessed, externally moderated.

Component 2: Externally Set Assignment – 40% of qualification, internally assessed, externally moderated.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade C or above in Art and Design, Fine Art or Textile Design.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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    • Howard of Effingham School is the lead school for The Howard Partnership, a Surrey based Academy chain, originally formed from a federation of schools in 2007 and more recently converting to a Multi Academy Trust.