We are almost full for our Year 7 intake in September 2019. Please make sure that you submit your application before the Wednesday 31st October deadline.


This is an exciting subject which will allow you to develop specialist technical knowledge in digital photography alongside high level creative skills through practical working on a chosen theme. The course includes the study of traditional photography and experimenting with photo-manipulation software to create contemporary pieces.

Entry Requirements:

A GCSE Grade C or above in Art or Photography is desirable. Those without this qualification should arrange an interview with the Photography teacher.


How the course is taught:

Class lessons consist of individual and group tasks. There are opportunities for visiting UK locations, where students are encouraged to use props and experimental techniques to build a creative portfolio, and international visits to study architectural and cultural photography.


What areas are covered by the course?

Component 1
Genres. Focusing on an individual theme.

Component 2
Examined Unit. Students will select from a set of externally set questions.

How is the course assessed?

The course is assessed through 60% coursework and 40% examination.


Career Opportunities

Many students have continued their studies at university on a variety of arts-related degree courses. Career opportunities include self-employment in Photography, New Media, Film industry, Fashion Photographer and Photo Journalism.