They analyse and apply theoretical concepts to the changing media representations of the teenager.
At the end of Year 9, students create a piece of extended coursework based on the study of narrative. For the magazine topic, students analyse three different products and how these are marketed. They also study important social contexts and concepts of ideology and industry.
The students also have an opportunity to plan, script, shoot and edit their own short film, ready for exhibition. Recent topics have included the music industry, television drama, advertising and film promotion. A2 For the coursework module, A Level media students complete an investigation into media texts based on the key concepts of genre, narrative, and representation.
The assessment will centre on the topics of recruitment and training methods in business and is internally assessed and controlled. The final exam is minutes in length. Should you require a paper copy of any of the information on the website please contact us using the phone number or email address opposite.
For the coursework unit, students research films and other media associated with their film genre of choice. They then create their own film trailers, spending the spring term planning, scripting, filming, and editing. Click here to go the Media Studies Website Year 9 Students are introduced to the key concepts of the subject: audience, representation, genre, narrative, social contexts, media organisations and media language.