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Welcome to Photography

Lead Teacher

Miss Cumbo

The Team:

Miss Salt

Mrs Benton


Introduction to the Department:

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In Photography at Purbrook Park School we aim to bring as many experiences as possible to our lessons to encourage pupils to have an enthusiasm for the subject.

Pupils can opt to take photography as a GCSE in years 9, 10 and 11.

Key Stage 4 Information:

Key stage 4 begins at the start of year 9 and all students opt if they wish to take Photography

  • The coursework projects account for 60% of the final grade and the controlled test (which is also practical) accounts for the other 40%.

Examination Board used:

We use the AQA Art and Design (lens based and light based media) GCSE

Qualification to be obtained:

GCSE Art and Design Photography.