Media Studies

Media Studies explores society and the way it is reflected through print, moving image and e media. The skills taught in the subject provide students with the tools for engaging with the modern, technological world.

 

Year 12

Students follow the AS Media course.  It is examined by AQA.  Students have 8 lessons per fortnight and they will receive one piece of homework per week.
Quarter 1 Core media skills focusing on film and documentary
Quarter 2 Filming, website design and completing coursework briefs
Quarter 3 Case study and exam skills
Quarter 4 Revision and the A2 transition unit – Argo

Year 13

Students follow the A2 Media course.  It is examined by AQA.  Students have 8 lessons per fortnight and they will receive one piece of homework per week.
Quarter 1 Media theory – Moral Panics, Post Colonialism, Feminism and Marxist Hegemony
Quarter 2 Case study and coursework
Quarter 3 Exam skills and coursework completion
Quarter 4 Revision and exam skills