Years 10 &11
Parent / Carer Support
Component 1 – Exploring the Media (35%)
Component 2- Understanding Media Forms and Products (35%)
Component 3- creating Media products (30%)
Magazines: Pride and GQ
Newspapers: The Gun and The Guardian
Advertising: This Girl Can and Quality Street
The Man with the Golden Gun and Spectre
Video Games: Pokemon Go
Radio: The Archers
Television: The Sweeney and Luther
Music Video and Online Media: Duran Duran, Taylor Swift and Pharrell Williams
Students will complete Non-Examination Assessments based on a brief. This could include magazines, film or online. Students are expected to research, plan and design a media texts and create their own, using design software Photoshop and InDesign. This is completed within 12 weeks.
Set on Show My Homework
Students will be asked to take their own photos, using digital cameras.
Additional support will be provided after school or during lunchtimes.
Discuss set texts with students and provide exposure to media texts such as newspapers and magazines to support a large comparison question, if possible.
Encourage to listen to radio platforms and podcasts.
This will also support research into the coursework briefs later in the course.
Discuss set texts with students and provide exposure to media texts based on the crime genre, if possible.
Exam Board: EDUQAS
Additional study support
This link to BBC GCSE Bitesize has a good section on studying newspapers