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Key Stage Four

AQA GCSE Photography

 

Year 10

Year 11

Term One: Autumn

The creation of 2 coursework projects each with preparation work and final piece/s, including evidence of:

  •  

·     Refining

·     Recording

·     Realising

 

The teacher will set the specific themes /topics of the projects.

Completing the 2 coursework projects.

In Term 3 the Mock exam work starts (practical project or individual tasks set by the teacher).

 

Final exam takes place between January - April (this is a practical project set by AQA) with a few weeks of preparation work followed by a 10 hour practical exam in the teaching room (in exam conditions) to create the final piece/s for this exam project. The theme / topic of the exam project will be chosen from a selection that are set by the exam board.

Term Two: Christmas

Term Three: Winter

Term Four: Spring

Term Five: Summer

N/A

Key Stage Five

Edexcel A Level Photography


 

 

Year 12

Year 13

Term One: Autumn

Key skills investigated and explored then moving into researching and planning for the main unit of coursework, including evidence of:

·           Developing

·           Exploring

·           Recording

·           Presenting

Developing a continued understanding of the A2 style sketchbook or project sheet format.

Also planning the topic of study for the Personal Study, and how it will be based on 1st hand information / research.

Working on the main coursework project and Personal Study.

Term Two: Christmas

Term Three: Winter

Mock exam (practical project or individual tasks set by the teacher), working towards completion of the prep work and final piece/s for the main unit of coursework.

 

February 1st = Begin exam unit - the topic is set by Edexcel.  Again, including evidence of:

·           Developing

·           Exploring

·           Recording

·           Presenting

Term Four: Spring

 

Completion of prep work for the exam unit of work, with a 3 day exam to complete the final piece/s.  

Term Five: Summer

N/A