Photography

A LEVEL EDEXCEL BOARD

AS LEVEL

The A Level qualification is a two year course.
 
Component 1 is also titled a personal investigation but continues on from the AS qualification to last 18months. It incorporates three major elements: supporting studies, practical work, and a personal study. Supporting studies and practical work will comprise a portfolio of development work and outcomes based on themes and ideas developed from personal starting points.  In the personal study students are required to investigate photography and design practice through a technical, contextual or stylistic study. Students will be required to work in one or more of the disciplines.  The personal study will be evidenced through critical written communication showing contextual research and understanding in a minimum 1000 words of continuous prose, which may contain integrated images. Component 1 is worth 60% of the total qualification.
 
Component 2 is an Externally Set Assignment (ESA) and is worth 40% of the total qualification.
It incorporates two major elements: preparatory studies and the 15–hour period of sustained focus.
The preparatory studies will comprise a portfolio of practical and written development work based on the ESA. Preparatory studies will comprise a portfolio of practical and written development work based on the Externally Set Assignment.
During the 15–hour period of sustained focus, students will produce final outcome(s) extending from their preparatory studies in response to the ESA.
 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Mr N Taylor: ntaylor4.312@lgflmail.org (HOF)