|Subject: MEDIA STUDIES||Head of Department: MR D TOMKINS|
|Exam board: WJEC
Syllabus code and title: Media Studies
Autumn Term (term 1 and 2) Y9
Students will study three modules consisting of Photography, News and Journalism and Magazines.
Spring Term (term 3 and 4) Y9
Students will focus on the persuasive techniques used in both Print and Television Advertising, analysing and creating an Advertising Campaign of their own choice.
Summer Term (term 5 and 6) Y9
Students will study the Narrative techniques used in Comics and the symbolic importance of Superheroes. Students will also study animation and create their own animated short film.
Students in year 10 will study Film posters and Film trailers and Film marketing techniques.
Genre coursework essay (10% GCSE).
Music Industry and Music Videos – analysing and creating music video’s.
Spring Term (term 3 and 4) Y10
Television and Narrative, focusing on crime drama and romantic comedies. Analysing Narrative in
Television Drama and creating a short trailer for a television programme.
Narrative coursework essay (10% GCSE).
Summer Term (term 5 and 6) Y10
Students will begin coursework research into Horror Films.
Horror Films (Coursework) – Planning for a short horror film & Production a short horror film (40% GCSE)
Spring Term (term 3 and 4) Y11
Exam preparation – Section A
Exam Preparation – Section B
Summer Term (term 5 and 6) Y11
|How we assess students:
Continual Modular Assessment
|How homework is set:
Home is set on a modular basis and is designed to build on key skills learnt in class.
|How parents/carers can support their child:
Ensure that they are well-equipped with USB and any cameras required.
Literature supplied by EPCS.