Media

Year 10

In Year 10 students will be introduced to a variety of different media platforms through the use of close study products. Students will be given the necessary skills to analyse and produce different media products as well as having experience to write a statement of intent and create their own products suitable for a specific audience. Students will also be given the opportunity to study unseen texts in preparation for their exam at the end of year 11.

-Explore and understand different media platforms and their conventions

-Identify different target audiences and their needs

-Analyse the success of different media texts

-Create your own media products

-Evaluate the success of your product

-Use Photoshop

-Study a range of media texts set from AQA in preparation for year 11 exams

-Evaluate the success of your product

-Use Photoshop

Year 11

In Year 11 students will continue to develop their understanding of the different media platforms through the use of Close Study Products. Students will be given the necessary skills to analyse and produce different media products as well as having experience to write a statement of intent and create their own products suitable for a specific audience. Students will create their NEA (non external assessment) during this year and will continue to develop their understanding of the theoretical framework in preparation for the exam.

Media One

• Written exam: 90 mins
• 84 marks
• 35% of GCSE

Media Two

• Written exam: 90 mins
• 84 marks
• 35% of GCSE

Non External Assessment

• A choice of one of three annually changing briefs, set by AQA.
• 60 marks
• 30% of GCSE
• Assessed by teachers
• Moderated by AQA.