NCEA Course Booklet

Year 13

Art – Photography

Prerequisites Year 12 Visual Art, Design or Photography.

Exclusions A student must gain approval from the HoD and Assistant Principal – Curriculum if they wish to take more than two Visual Arts subjects. Description Year 13 Photography focuses on the continued development of skills and ideas. Opportunity will be provided during the year for students to work on personal projects, chosen in consultation with the Art teacher. Assessment The course contributes towards NCEA Level 3 and University Entrance, with 14 of the 22 credits externally assessed through portfolio submission, and the remaining 8 credits internally assessed.

The following Achievement Standards will be assessed:

• AS 91447 (4 credits – internal) Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to Photography. • AS 91452 (4 credits – internal) Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established Photography practice. • AS 91457 (14 credits – external)

Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within Photography practice.

NB: You must have a digital SLR camera for this course.

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