Photoshop for the Classroom

This course will teach you how to use Photoshop and show best practice in the delivery of this complex program back in the classroom.

 

Photoshop can be a difficult thing to teach especially if you have little or no knowledge on how this advanced program works. However, the benefits that Photoshop can bring to your students’ work is immeasurable.

In this course you will learn how to:

  • set up the workspace for best class practice

  • use correct image resolutions

  • use tools and text

  • use layers and layer styles

  • use different selecting and cutting techniques

  • use filters

  • save images in the correct format

  • and how to adjust a photograph for more professional looking results.

 

In this very practical day you will also go through specific class tasks to take back to your school. All of this will be backed up with a wealth of excellent resources that you can use back in your classroom to enable students to get maximum results in the use of Photoshop.

 

Summary

 

  • Learn Photoshop with best class practice.

  • Explore the benefits Photoshop can bring to students work.

  • Practice specific Photoshop skills.

  • Complete class tasks that are proven to gain high results.

  • Get a wealth of excellent resources.

Who should attend

 

  • All teachers of GCSE and A level Art and Photography.

  • New teachers.

  • Subject leaders.

  • Heads of faculty.

‘Extremely useful! I have always been scared of photoshop but now I feel confident enough to have a play on my own. Thank you’ - Sam H, Thurston Community School

‘This was a superb hands on day. Marc was really clear and helpful throughout. It was a small class so lots of one on one help’ Michele M, Bishop Wordsworth School

100% of delegates rated this course as ‘Excellent’

 

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Your Course Leader

 

Marc Newton is an Advanced Skills teacher in Photography and has been teaching Art and Photography since 2002. He has over 10 years’ middle management experience and through his leadership and teaching techniques he consistently achieved some of the highest Photography GCSE results in his county and his lessons were graded as Ofsted Outstanding.

He is an award winning professional Photographer working in the London and Essex areas of the UK. Graduating with an honours degree in Fine Art Photography in 2000 his work ranges from social documentary projects to landscapes and more recently pinhole photography. He exhibits much of his art around London and the UK and has his work published in books and magazines. He is also the founder of www.theschoolofphotography.com. View his website here www.marcnewton.com

 

The Details

 

Central London - Date:  Tuesday 20th April 2021  Course Code: PSCLONFEB21

Cost £275 + VAT: Includes lunch, refreshments, an excellent bank of resources and CPD certificate.

Book this course together with our Photoshop Day 2 course and receive a £100 discount.

 

N.B. Delegates will be required to bring a laptop with Photoshop CS6 or above pre-installed and tested. Please get in touch for further support on this.

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Reserve a spot on this course

 

Enter your details here to make a provisional booking, we’ll hold you a space and contact you in the new academic year with confirmed course details.

We are specialist in delivering CPD to the Creative Arts

Feedback from past delegates

 

‘Warmly delivered in a pressure free environment. Clear instructions with 1-2-1 help and a small group’ – Alice B, Bishops Stortford College

 

‘Brilliant! Perfect pace for a novice’ – Hannah D, Royal Grammar School

 

‘Very clear instruction. Plenty of resources and time to practice’ – Frankie G, Surbiton High School

 

‘Clear information with tasks that can be used directly in the classroom’ – Elena B Winchmore School

‘Extremely useful! I have always been scared of photoshop but now I feel confident enough to have a play on my own. Thank you’ - Sam H, Thurston Community School

‘Very accessible and hugely informative. Very good hands on learning experience. Brilliant Overview’ – Jane B, Bedford Girls School

‘This was a superb hands on day. Marc was really clear and helpful throughout. It was a small class so lots of one on one help’ Michele M, Bishop Wordsworth School

‘Very good, perfect for me. I had a vague idea of using some roots photoshop. Clear instructions in each task and I feel I now have a sound basis and confidence to explore the software’ – Pete H, Dagenham Park C of E School

‘Highly informative and led by an informative course leader’ – John T, Lewis’ Girls Comprehensive

‘An excellent course, highly informative with lots of useful tips, examples, activities and resources’ - Carole W, Caroline Chisholm School

‘The best CPD course I have been on in the last 15 years!’ - Steve W, Caroline Chisholm School

‘Superb clarity and great examples’ – Ben N, Fortismere

‘A great introduction for the complete novice - Excellent range of resources’ – Sam S, The King John School

‘Fantastic course leader, very patient and informative’ - Steve W, Caroline Chisholm School

‘Informative, well planned, very well presented. Got some great advice – brill!’ – Elaine K, Leighton Park School

 

‘Fun, engaging and transferrable activities’ – Sarah B, Morpeth School

‘The delivery was clear, resources were great and I could see how they could be transferred to a classroom setting’ – Sarah J-N, Bonus Pastor Catholic College

‘Achieved so much in a day’ – Anna G, Holy Family Catholic School & Sixth Form

‘Very useful, very supportive, very interesting tasks’ – Monica W, Loughborough College

‘Brilliant course, very useful!’ – Germaine J, Fairley House School

‘Excellent course! I came with hardly any experience and leave feeling so much more confident with using Photoshop and teaching it to a class’ – Peggy S, St Pauls Catholic School

‘Fantastic course! I would highly recommend it’ – Peggy S, St Pauls Catholic School

‘The amount completed in the time was fantastic!’ – Peggy S, St Pauls Catholic School

‘Explanation was clear, precise and helpful’ – Steve M, Beneden School

 

‘The Teaching approach is brilliant!’ – Fabian H, Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form

 

‘Fantastic course! Learnt a lot of skills’ – Kirsten S, Woking High School

 

‘Really informative and instructions were easy to follow’ – Helen F, Orchards Academy

 

‘Great resources, well taught and explained’ – Jemma B, Helena Romanes School

 

‘Excellent step by step instructions’ – Jennie C, The Highfield School

 

‘Very informative – lots of tips which can be taken straight into the classroom’ – Fabian H, Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form

 

‘Very informative, well-structured and useful’ – Grigorios P, William Morris Sixth Form

 

‘Really pleased with project ideas I can take away with me’ – Julie T-G, Kings School Canterbury’

 

‘Marc’s clearly knowledgeable, and patient!’ – Jemma B, Helena Romanes School

 

‘Really good from start to finish’ – Jennie C, The Highfield School

 

‘Simply excellent!’ – Susan B, Newhall School

 

‘A good breath of skill shown on how to use Photoshop’ – Sara S, Clapton Girls’ Academy

 

‘Well-resourced and all steps were clearly instructed – learnt a lot today!' – Sara S, Clapton Girls’ Academy

 

‘Very useful – clear tasks to take back to school’ – Katie B, Berkhamsted School

 

‘Very useful, lots of stuff to use back in class’ – Alan H, Bushey Meads School

 

‘Really informative course with loads of useful information’ – Helen F, Bishop Luffa School

 

‘Great course, lovely teacher’ – Kate H, Bushey Meads School

 

‘Clear and compact. Very useful – particularly the tasks for our own classes’ – Sally D, Matthew Arnold School

 

‘Well run – friendly teacher’ – Jan D, Ballard School

 

‘Excellent step by step guide to Photoshop. Excellent support one to one’ – Jahangir A, Aylward Academy

 

‘There is so much information and resources to work on later. Well delivered’ – Annie D

 

‘Very good introduction to the basics of Photoshop’ – Louis N, King Harold Academy

 

‘Fantastic course! I was a complete beginner and now have the confidence to teach my classes Photoshop’ – Carla M, Mayflower High School

 

‘The most useful course I’ve been on yet!’ – Carolyn R, Passmores Academy

 

‘A really exciting, fully involved course’ – Karen L, Bury St. Edmunds County School

 

‘Excellent resources, good teaching’ – Karen L, Bury St. Edmunds County School

 

‘Covered everything from the basics to more complex things really well. Very Informative’ – Ryan M, Bury St. Edmunds County School

 

‘Fab resources to use with classes’ – Liz P, Onslow St. Audrey’s School

 

‘Best bits – All of it!’ - Liz P, Onslow St. Audrey’s School

 

‘Covered many areas which will be very useful in the classroom’ – Colette R, CCVI Sixth Form Centre

 

‘Can’t fault it!’ – Colette R, CCVI Sixth Form Centre

 

‘Very informative, nicely led’ – Julie C, St. Dominic’s SFC

 

‘Marc’s patience with us and thorough explanations were brilliant’ - Carla M, Mayflower High School

 

‘I found this course extremely helpful. It was easy to follow with great resources’ – Amanda G, Passmores Academy

 

‘An excellent bank of resources – Clearly explained – Good knowledge’ – Steve H, Winchmore School

 

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