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The exam board for GCSE Photography is AQA.

Pupils will submit practical work and critical studies from the following:

• Portraiture
• Documentary
• Photo Journalism
• Environmental Imagery
• Still Life
• Natural World

They will be marked on four main assessment objectives:

a. Recording and observing
b. Analysing and evaluating
c. Developing and exploring ideas
d. Presenting a personal response

Much of the work will be undertaken using digital cameras and images manipulated using computer based software. Ownership of a digital camera is not necessary to be considered for this course.


60% coursework
40% examination