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Art & Design: Photography A Level at The Knights Templar School

Course description

The main purpose of the Photography course is to develop your ability to appreciate the visual world and to enable you to respond in a personal and creative way. The art department staff devise and implement projects which encourage you to:

  • Question all preconceived notions of art and personal ability
  • Trust your creative instincts
  • Express your ideas and feelings through the controlled use of a broad range of photographic materials and techniques
  • Investigate and relate to all the evolutionary processes that are inherent in the development of good artwork
  • Articulate issues relating to the work of other artists from a variety of cultures, past and present

You will have access to high quality digital and film cameras and be required to work in a variety of photography areas, which may include: portrait, documentary, landscape, still life and experimental photography. At the heart of your program will be your workbook which will document your ideas, trials and progress. 

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths, for a full level 3 programme.

Students are usually required to have attained a C grade at GCSE in Art or Art/Graphics to be able to take this course. It may however, be possible to qualify by presenting a portfolio and attending an interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Knights Templar School directly.

Last updated date: 20 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years