L3ARPH

Level 3 Photography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mx R. Goldstein

Level 3 Photography extends and expands on skills learned in Level 2 Photography, and utilises digital processes.  Students are encouraged to explore, research, and be influenced by established photographers, but create their own photographic style. 

Students are encouraged to be passionate about their context and subject matter and to develop their own ideas and themes over the year, in consultation with the teacher. 

Students can further their studio lighting techniques, and situation photography, along with extending their photoshop skills.  Students can use our high-quality Nikon cameras, props, and lighting studio.  

There are 14 external exam credits, where students display a folio of their year’s work. There are four internal credits, with the option of an additional four internal credits. Opportunities arise each year for students to publicly exhibit their work and enter competitions. 

Recommended Prior Learning

To be accepted for this course students must have earned 14 credits from Level 2 Photography, or have received HOF approval. 

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91447 v2
NZQA Info
Photography 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to photography
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91452 v2
NZQA Info
Photography 3.3 - Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established photography practice
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91457 v2
NZQA Info
Photography 3.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within photography practice
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 14
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

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

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Disclaimer

Please note that courses will go ahead only if student numbers, staffing, and timetabling allow it.  Where a subject is oversubscribed, and there are insufficient numbers or resources to create an extra class, a ballot system may be applied.  

Costs

The Board of Trustees has again asked to opt into the Ministry of Education donation scheme. Doing so resulted in the ability to waive student fee donations. Kaiapoi High School aims to deliver quality educational courses over and above those that which is funded by the Ministry. It is likely the School will opt into the donation scheme for 2023, however parental contribution for the costs of trips and activities where participation is optional, and/or components not covered by the Government grant, may be requested. We appreciate the financial support our families make to the School.