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Photography AS level at Malmesbury School

Course description

The course consists of two elements:

  • Unit 1 -  Research Project – This will involve compiling a portfolio of practical photographic work and the analysis of other photographers’ images.
  • Unit 2 -  Controlled Assignment – A preparation with a five hour development day at the centre of the study period.

Both units must address the four assessment objectives:


  • AO1 -  Develop ideas through sustained and focussed investigation.
  • AO2 -  Experimenting with media, materials, techniques and processes.
  • AO3 -  Recording, in visual forms, observations and insights.
  • AO4 -  Present a personal, informed and meaningful response.


  • Unit 1  50% of final Grade
  • Unit 2  50% of final Grade

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Malmesbury School directly.

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year