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Photography at St Birinus School

Course description

Photography is a versatile and expressive course. We have a purpose built darkroom and we are equipped with traditional and digital 35mm SLR cameras. The course will begin with students undertaking a ten week introduction to Photography; this will include learning camera skills, the use of the Darkroom and Mac suite. After a skill base has been developed students will then undertake a unit of work of their choosing followed by an externally set exam.

During A2 students will produce a unit of work of their own devise, this will include a written and a practical element and be completed with and externally set exam. Life drawing classes are offered to all students on this course.

Entry requirements

If you achieve at least 5 C grades or above or the equivalent youcould consider Advanced Level courses.

However, for the majority of Level 3 subjects B grades at GCSEare required. Specific grade requrements for subjects are available from staff and will be discussed at interview .

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Birinus School directly.

Last updated date: 09 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years