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Photography A Level at Sir John Hunt Community Sports College

Course description

AS Course – one year.

· Unit 1 – Portfolio (50% AS mark, 25% of total A Level mark).

AS students should submit a selection of thoughtfully presented work that demonstrates the depth and breadth of the course.

At least one extended collection of work, based on an idea, concept, theme or issue.

· Unit 2 – Externally-set Assignment (50% AS mark, 25% of total A Level mark).

Question Paper containing a choice of five starting points.

Five hours supervised to produce final piece(s).

A2 – Second Year of Course.

· Unit 3 - Personal Investigation (25% of total A Level mark).

Students develop work in response to an idea, issue, concept or theme of their choice. Students must include written material of a critical analytical nature. Written work linked to the practical work must also be included.

· Unit 4 – Externally-set Assignment (25% of total A Level mark).
Question paper containing a choice eight exciting starting points. Fifteen hours supervised to produce final piece(s).
Students produce a clearly defined selection of work which will lead to a finished piece(s).

Unit 1 of AS and Unit 3 of A2 are coursework, making 50% of the total marks.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir John Hunt Community Sports College directly.

Last updated date: 11 November 2014

Key information

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

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