Photography GCSE

What will you learn?

  • Develop observational and creative skills in different aspects of photography

  • Develop analytical skills about photographer's work from different time periods, cultures and contexts.

  • Develop confidence and experimentation skills with a variety of methods and techniques.

  • Develop personal projects from a starting point theme to a final outcome.

How will you be assessed?

  • Coursework Unit / Personal Portfolio - 60% GCSE

  • Exam Unit - Theme choice offered by Exam Board. 40% GCSE

  • All Units must cover the Four Assessment Objectives

  • AO1 Develop Ideas

  • AO2 Refine Ideas

  • AO3 Record Ideas

  • AO4 Present Ideas (Final Outcomes)

Where can this subject take you in the future?

Any creative career or a career where you can have creative input. The creative industries are the fastest growing in the UK.

  • Advertising and Marketing

  • Architecture

  • Crafts

  • Design (product, graphic, fashion)

  • Film, TV, video, animation, VFX/SFX (special effects),photography, set design, scenic painting

  • IT, video games, software and computer services (‘creative tech’)

  • Museums, galleries, heritage, conservation

  • Visual Arts

  • Publishing