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Photography A level at Haileybury Turnford School

Course description

Students who choose this course will have the opportunity to develop an individual approach to photography.

They will acquire technical skills associated with picture taking, including digital camera controls, image manipulation and Photoshop skills. Experience in the traditional method of photography in the dark room will be offered.

Students will be encouraged to develop learning skills such as researching, experimentation, applying knowledge and evaluating work as a continual process.

Work in photography is aimed at forming a means of personal enquiry and expression. Creative approaches are developed which go beyond mere observation and recording. Independent learning is developed through technical work-shops and experimental units of work.


Entry requirements

·Consultation with teacher

·An ability to work independently

Level 5 in 5 GCSE subjects, preferably at least a C at GCSE Photography or Merit at BTEC in creative subject and English level 4

Future opportunities

Foundation Course in Art and Design.

Further Education courses in, degree courses in creative subjects including digital and lens based media.

Careers relating to photography, graphic design, fashion, film, journalism and video making.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 October 2017
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