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Content Overview:
Skills Covered:
  • This year, pupils will begin their portfolio projects using the theme ˜'Order and Disorder'
  • Students will carry out a series of fortnightly workshops where they will learn new skills centred around Adobe Photoshop, physical manipulation, and composition. Each workshop will be focussed on an artist/photographer
  • This unit enables pupils to apply/develop all of the techniques and processes that they enjoyed in their foundation year
  • This project is worth 60% of their overall grade
  • DSLR camera manipulation
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Physical Manipulation
  • Photograph transferring
  • Studio Lighting
  • Analysis of other practitioners
  • Presentation of work
  • Careers within the Photography Industry
Artists Used for Reference:
Assessment Objectives:
  • Boyle Family
  • Laura Plageman
  • Aziz & Cucher
  • AO1: Develop ideas through investigations, demonstrating critical understanding of sources.
  • AO2: Refine work by exploring ideas, selecting and experimenting with appropriate media, materials, techniques and processes.
  • AO3: Record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions as work progresses.
  • AO4: Present a personal and meaningful response that realises intentions and demonstrates understanding of visual language.
Subject Overview:

Students in Year 10 have 3 Photography lessons each week.

In Year 10, students have 1 piece of homework set every week.


Students spend most of the year working on their digital portfolio. Student portfolios are assessed regularly by the teacher who gives feedback to the students.

In the Summer Term, students sit a whole day practical exam..