Photography - Level 3

PHO3
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Elmes

Processes and procedures involved with digital photography and the generating, analysing and clarifying of ideas within the confines of a theme.

The year culminates in a folio submission where students present a body of work for marking.

All camera equipment is provided for student use.




Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$60
Students must purchase their own SD card for home and school use.


Prerequisites

If you did not take a pathway course at Level 2, or achieved fewer than 14 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Course endorsement provides recognition for a student who has performed exceptionally well in an individual course.
Students will gain an endorsement for a course if, in a single school year, they achieve:
14 or more credits at Merit or Excellence, and
at least 3 of these credits from externally assessed standards and 3 credits from internally assessed standards.

This course is approved for University Entrance.
For a full list of UE approved subjects, go here:
https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/approved-subjects

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91457 v2 Photography 3.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within photography practice
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 3
3
E
14
*
A.S. 91452 v2 Photography 3.3 - Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established photography practice
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91447 v2 Photography 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to photography
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10
3
I
4
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.