in Year 9 we provide a Media Studies foundation course until Christmas then students start preparing for the examinations through the following units.- An introduction to Media Studies - i Movie – an introduction to video editing - Adobe Photoshop – photo manipulation skills - Audience research - Print advertisement - Magazines In Year 10 we complete the following coursework assignments through the following units:- Video Games - Newspapers - Film Marketing - Coursework Production of a Print Film Poster and Film Trailer In Year 11 we continue to prepare for the examination and complete the coursework assignment through the following units: -Television Series (in depth study) - Music - including music video, online, social and participatory media (in depth study) - Revision of all the topics studied for the examinations BTEC Level 3 in Creative Media Production This course lasts two years and assessment is completed through two external exams (25% each) and coursework (50%).
GCSE Media studies gives students a chance to develop a critical understanding of the role of the media in daily life.
It encourages an understanding oif how to use key media concepts to analyse media products and the opportunity for hands-on practical work.
Teachers include and engage all students using a variety if teaching methods and approaches as well as the latest available equipment.
We have a number of Learning Support Assistants working within our classes to support particular students or particular groups.
The practical skills learnt can be used in a variety of settings in school such as ICT, Graphic Design and Art.
Students also learn how to present ideas by different audiences which is a skill that is useful both in school and for future careers.
This experience is valuable for students looking to pursue a career in film and media production.
Learn more about the Campus Theatre Internship Bucknell offers merit scholarships to applicants who have extraordinary talent in the arts.
At Bucknell, you'll research, travel to film festivals, and bring your own vision to life with professional-level cameras, light kits, audio gear and post-production facilities.
Graduate prepared for jobs in fields such as film production, publicity and visual effects — or in areas as diverse as academia and financial analysis.