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Art Photography A level

The WJEC AS and A level specification in Art and Design (Photography) has been designed to provide engaging and innovative creative learning experiences, where art, craft and design practice is meaningfully integrated with theoretical knowledge and understanding.A4 PERSONALISED CAMERA/PHOTOGRAPHER/PHOTOGRAPHY WORD ART PRINT BIRTHDAY  GIFT | eBay

This specification provides learners with opportunities to develop a broad foundation of critical, practical and theoretical skills at AS, which offers learners a holistic understanding of a range of practices and contexts in the visual arts, crafts and design fields, culminating in greater specialism and achievement at A level.

Possible areas of study include: photographing people, photographing places, still-life photography, documentary photography, photojournalism, experimental imagery, photographic installation, fashion photography, digital imaging, moving image (video, film, animation).

*All AS/A Level Art and Design specifications require learners to develop the skills to ‘record experiences and observations in a variety of ways using drawing or other appropriate visual forms; undertake research; and gather, select and organise visual and other appropriate information’. This focus should encourage learners to appreciate the significance of drawing in the widest sense by recognising and reviewing how it feeds the creative process across disciplines.

How will I be assessed? (Assessment)

AS Unit 1 : Personal Creative Enquiry. Non-exam assessment 40% of qualification

A2 Unit 2 : Personal Investigation. Non-exam assessment 36% of qualification

A2 Unit 3: Externally set assignment. Non-exam assessment 24% of qualification

What kind of work will I do outside the classroom?

Additional research and practical skill development in Art Club and at home.

What can I do at the end of my course? (Progression)

This specification provides a suitable foundation for the study of Art and Design or a related area through a range of higher education courses, progression to the next level of vocational qualifications or employment. In addition, the specification provides a coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study for learners who do not progress to further study in this subject. Many of our students go on to study Art Foundation.

Entry Requirements: GCSE Art C grade or above