At the Hundred of Hoo, we nurture talent and ensure that pupils? creativity knows no limits. The Photography Department offers a range of courses that enable pupils to explore a range of different media, processes and techniques ensuring that pupils gain valuable opportunities to develop and display thought processes that lead to incredible artistic and photographic results. The opportunity to produce a portfolio of work that can support progression for prospective employers or to use to help secure a place in Higher Education. The course provides pupils with a wide range of creative, exciting and stimulating opportunities and to explore their interests in ways that are both personally relevant and developmental in Photography. Pupils develop their ability to actively engage in the processes of photography, to build technical skills through learning and practical workshops, to develop imaginative and intuitive ways of working and developing knowledge and understanding of cameras, editing techniques and technologies in historical and contemporary contexts, societies and cultures.
Pupils achieved excellent results in 2015 with 100% achieving A* - C grades in GCSE Photography, matching the performance of pupils in 2014. 91% of pupils made expected progress and 32% of pupils exceeded their target grade. This, along with results consistently exceeding national average, has resulted in Photography being an outstanding department.