b'ADVANCEDCO URSES ( LEVEL 3)PHILOSOPHYPHOTOGRAPHYPHYSICAL EDUCATIONA LevelA Level A LevelPhilosophers raise questionsThis course develops students about issues that thoughtfulas photographers and artistsThis course combines all the people nd puzzling. Suchby creating images that aremajor elements of any study issues include the origins ofindividual, personal and uniqueof sport: applied anatomy our ideas, the extent of ourin style and content. Theand exercise physiology, knowledge and the nature ofPhotography teachers believebiomechanical movement, our values. For example, canthat anyone with any cameraskill acquisition, sport we draw conclusions aboutcan be a photographer andpsychology, sport and society how things really are from thethat anyone can be an artist.and the role of technology in way they appear to us? Are allYou will become more able tophysical activity and sport. of the ideas or concepts wepresent and communicate yourAlongside this theoretical possess derived from sensethoughts, ideas, feelings andstudy of Physical Education, experience? Are there anyexperiences. You will learn tostudents will be assessed in a actions that are always right ormanipulate the world includingcompetitive situation for one wrong? Do we have free will orsituations, people and light,activity as either a performer are all our actions determinedand be adept at selectingor a coach. In the second year by past events and by physicalequipment and tools to achieveof the A Level course, students processes? the Photography and Art thatwill have the opportunity to you wish. complete the Level 2 Sports Philosophy is a challengingLeaders Award.as well as a satisfying subject,You will be required to work and the abilities to think clearlyin one or more areas ofASSESSMENTand argue logically are highlyphotography that may include70% exams and 30% practical regarded both academicallyportraiture, documentary and/ assessments and coursework.and in the world of work.or photo-journalism, landscape You should be willing tophotography, working fromADDITIONAL ENTRY discuss ideas and justify theobjects, still life or the naturalREQUIREMENTSjudgements you make. world and experimentalGrade 4 in GCSE English imagery. Language and two SciencesThroughout this two-year(if separate Sciences have been course you will acquireStudents are expected totaken a grade 4 in Biology).knowledge and develophave a genuine interest inA Grade 6 in GCSE PE if taken, reasoning skills through theimage making and digitaland demonstrated competence study of a number of corephotography (which includesin at least one sport.themes in Philosophy. Thethe manipulation of images rst year of the course coversusing computers). We work Epistemology (the theorymainly with digital cameras of knowledge) and Moraland processing, but with a Philosophy and in the secondtraditional darkroom available, year we cover the metaphysicsparticularly for extending of God and the metaphysics experimentation opportunities. of mind. We are particularly interested in printmaking.ASSESSMENT100% exams. ASSESSMENT60% coursework and 40% ADDITIONAL ENTRYpractical exam.REQUIREMENTSGrade 5 in English Language. ADDITIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTSGrade 4 or above in an Arts GCSE preferable but not essential.61'