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The Trust’s core aim is to ensure that we enhance the life chances of all the young people within the Trust to enable them to fulfil their potential and achieve the best possible outcomes.

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Media Studies

Media Studies






We teach Media to

  • Ensure our student are media literate; inquisitive & questioning
  • Critical and autonomous thinkers
  • Question Media texts: who made them? What is their agenda?
  • Develop students highly skilled in digital technology
  • Develop creativity
  • 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 analytical
  • Be skilled essay writers.

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