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Art & Design - Photography (A Level only) at Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18

Course description

Students will explore a wide range of materials and techniques throughout Y12 such as experimental drawing in B&W and colour, painting, 3D ceramics, carving, etching, collograph, mono printing, digital manipulation, digital drawing, photography and more.

During the course you will have the opportunity to get involved with lots of workshops to extend your experiences such as life drawing, gallery visits, a residential London visit, participation in exhibitions and exhibiting your work. There are also lots of opportunities to utilise your skills in community work, in and out of school.

Year 12

Unit 1-Personal Investigation

Transition Project – 3 weeks on the theme of ‘Viewpoints’

Introductory skills based study project- Nature Vs Man- Made Experimental Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printing, 3D, ICT.

Personal Investigation- Project title to be devised individually or chosen from broad list of starting points• To research, explore and develop ideas for a preliminary final outcome in Graphics, Photography, Painting, Print, Mixed Media or 3D. Preliminary final piece to be completed in a 10 hour end of year controlled assessment

 

Year 13:

Unit 1- Personal Investigation 60%

Personal Investigation Continued: Reflecting on Y12 work to further explore develop and refine work toward producing a final piece in Graphics, Photography, Painting, Print, Mixed Media or 3D . 1000-3000 word illustrated essay/journal.

 

Unit 2- Externally Set Assignment 40%

Project title chosen from the exam board starting points. To work toward producing a final piece in Graphics, Photography, Painting, Print, Mixed Media or 3D. Final piece to be completed in a 15 hour Controlled Assessment

 

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Further information

 

To discuss this course, please contact our Team Leader of Art and Design, Miss R Heaton

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18 directly.

Last updated date: 08 November 2018
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