Students develop the knowledge of how a variety of historic and contemporary photographers communicate their ideas through text and imagery. Learners will use, digital photography and traditional art media to record ideas and develop personal responses.

During the course of study, students will develop their expertise in a range of photographic techniques and processes including lighting, viewpoint, aperture, depth of field, shutter speed and movement and use media and materials such as photographic papers, digital programs and technologies including Microsoft and Adobe software for storyboarding, planning and constructing shoots and to develop personal responses to assignment briefs.


Course Delivered

  • AQA GCSE Photography


Term by Term Subject Content 

Year 10 Units

  • Develop an understanding of visual language

  • Natural Forms

  • Distortion


Year 11 Units

  • Distortion

    • Mock Exam Project

  • Externally Set Assignment

    • Personal Project Based on a theme set by AQA.

 For further information on the curriculum offered please contact the Academy F.A.O Rachel Winstanley (Subject Leader for Photography)