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Photography is offered to students from year 10 & 11 as an option subject. 

In Photography, students are offered an exciting but challenging experience to develop their imagination and creativity in an enjoyable and relaxed environment. They will work in a variety of study areas which could include Portraiture, Photo Journalism, Location, Studio, Documentary or Experimental photography. They will also demonstrate their skills and understanding of lighting, aperture, shutter speed, viewpoint and depth of field. Chemical and digital photography may be considered but they will use digital photography in the centre .

The course is run by AQA exam board

A portfolio of work (60%) will be completed in Year 10 and the first term of Year 11
There will be one externally set task (40%) completed in the Spring term of Year 11