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Media Studies

Media Studies

We teach Media to

  • Ensure our student are media literate; inquisitive & questioning
  • Create autonomous learners that actively seek out information and discussion about the ever-changing media landscape
  • Question Media texts: who made them? What is their agenda?
  • Develop students highly skilled in digital technology
  • Develop creativity across a range of media productions (print, online and broadcast)
  • Engage with, understand and be able to apply key concepts such as – ideology, spectatorship, narrative theories etc to media and film texts.
  • Skill students in debate and put forth arguments in discursive essays, informed by academic writings
  • Prepare students for further studies, or working in media / film industries
  • Enhance knowledge and understanding of different cultures and social, political, cultural and historical contexts
  • Be able to analyse how media language communicates meaning and generates response and be able to apply theoretical media-based concepts in written essays

Curriculum Map

Year 10 Media Studies

Year 10 NCFE Media

Year 11 Film

Year 11 Media Studies

Year 12 and 13 BTEC Media

Year 12 Media

Year 13 Media