Photography - GCSE at St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy
The course gives you the students the opportunity to explore the work of a range of photographers and use different digital techniques to develop your own artistic style.
Coursework is 60% of the overall GCSE.
Exam is 40% of the overall GCSE.
In the coursework students will study two units over a two & half term period.
Each unit of study is based around two or three artists and will include: research sheets , initial ideas, development work & final outcome/outcomes in a chosen format.
Exam 40% of the overall GCSE
The exam board sets eight topics/questions
- the students are to choose one of them to answer.
- the student will have 4 weeks prior to the exam to research & develop your ideas/response to one of the exam questions.
-the supervised exam time will focus on producing a final piece or pieces of work that follows on from the original development.(work done in the build up to the exam)
All work submitted for all units will be marked as a whole and must cover all four assessment objectives.
AO1 Develop of ideas through work informed by artists work. Photographs
AO2 Develop of ideas. Use different digital techniques
AO3 Photographs relevant to outcomes
AO4 Make a personal response. Make links with artists work
GCSEArt & Design Further Education Opportunities:
AS/A level Art & Design, BETEC Art & Design& Foundation studies Art & Design.
How to apply
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