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Key Stage 4 Summary

KS4

HT1

HT2

HT3

HT4

HT5

HT6

Year 10

Topics

    Advertisement and marketing

Film Industries

 

Case studies

Quality Street/This Girl Can

James Bond franchise – No Time to Die

Topics

Magazines

Film marketing

Case studies

Pride magazine (Nov 2015)

GQ magazine (August 2019)

The Man with the Golden Gun/No Time to Die

Topics

Television (Language and representation)

Radio 

Case studies

Luther and The Sweeney

The Archers

Topics

Television (industry and audience)

Television (Language and representation)

Case studies

Luther and The Sweeney

Topics

Revision Component 3 – NEA 

Case studies

All case studies studied so far

Topics

Revision      Component 3 – NEA

 

Case studies

All case studies studied so far

Year 11

Topics

Revision

Component 3

 

Case studies

All case studies studied so far

Topics

Newspapers 

Case Studies

The Guardian

The Sun

Topics

Music Videos

Video Games 

Case Studies

TLC – Waterfalls music video

Katy Perry Roar music video

Fortnite (2017)

Topics

Music Videos

Revision 

Case Studies

Katy Perry - Roar music video

Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk

Topics

Revision 

Case studies

All case studies

Topics

Revision

 

Case studies

All case studies

 

Component 1: Exploring the Media
Exam Assessment
40% of qualification

Section A: Exploring Media Language and Representation This section assesses media language and representation in relation to two of the following print media forms: magazines, marketing (film posters), newspapers, or print advertisements.

Section B: Exploring Media Industries and Audiences This section assesses two of the following media forms: film, newspapers, radio, video games

Component 2: Understanding Media Forms and Products
Exam Assessment
30% of qualification

This component assesses all areas of the theoretical framework and contexts of the media in relation to television and music videos/websites.

Component 3: Creating Media Products
Non-exam assessment
30% of qualification

Students work to market a film of their own design through creating a poster and DVD case in photoshop, with the aim of targeting a specific audience and being conventional to a given film genre, as provided by Eduqas.

 

Key Stage 5 Summary

KS5

HT1

HT2

HT3

HT4

HT5

HT6

Year 12

Topics

Advertisement and marketing 

Case studies

Tide print advert

Super. Human. Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games audio-visual advertisement (2020) 

Topics

Newspapers        Advertisement and marketing        Music Video

Case studies

Daily Mirror

The Times

Kiss of the Vampire

Beyoncé – Formation music video

Topics

Television

Magazines

 

Case studies

Black Mirror – San Junipero episode

Woman (23-29 August 1964)

Topics

Radio

Film Industry

Online 

Case studies

Woman’s Hour

Black Panther

Zoella

Topics

Video Games

Component 3 – Research and Planning

Case studies

All case studies studied so far

Topics

Revision

Component 3 – Production phase

 

Case studies

Consolidation of all case studies studied

Year 13

Topics

Revision

Component 3 – final editing phase

Case studies

All case studies studied in Year 12 

Topics

Music Videos

Newspapers

Film Industry

Case Studies

Vance Joy - Riptide music video

The Times

The Mirror

I, Daniel Blake

Topics

Television

Magazines

Case Studies

Adbusters

The Returned

Topics

Newspapers

Online

Radio

Video Games

Case Studies

Tide

Water Aid

Woman’s Hour

Assassin’s Creed franchise

Attitude and Zoella

Topics 

Revision

 

Case studies

All case studies

Topics

Revision 

 

Case studies

All case studies

  

Component 1: Media Products, Industries and Audiences
Exam Assessment 35% of qualification

The examination assesses media language, representation, media industries, audiences and media contexts. It consists of two sections:

Section A: Analysing Media Language and Representation This section assesses media language and representation in relation to two of the following media forms: advertising, marketing, music video or newspapers.

Section B: Understanding Media Industries and Audiences This section assesses two of the following media forms – advertising, marketing, film, newspapers, radio, video games - and media contexts

Component 2: Media Forms and Products in Depth
Exam Assessment
35% of qualification

The examination assesses media language, representation, media industries, audiences and media contexts. It consists of three sections:

Section A: Television in the Global Age

Section B: Magazines: Mainstream and Alternative Media.

Section C: Media in the Online Age

Component 3: Cross-Media Production
Non exam assessment
30% of qualification

Students film and edit a music video and use photoshop to create a magazine front cover and double page spread for the same artist. Students are required to meet the needs of a given audience, as well as meet a specific industry standard, as provided by Eduqas.

 

 

Useful Links

Bridge Media Studies YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCqu6VHIL5G0cl8RDeoWIQPA

Here you can find examples of final projects as well as an abundance of planning material.

Key Stage 4:

GCSE examination exemplars: www.ocr.org.uk/Images/173744-unit-b322-exemplar-answers-from-june-2013-with-commentaries

GCSE revision resources: P:\Media Studies\GCSE revision resources

Key Stage 5:

AS examination exemplars: www.ocr.org.uk/Images/284844-as-level-exemplar-candidate-work-unit-g322

A2 exam exemplars: www.ocr.org.uk/Images/286030-a2-level-exemplar-candidate-work-unit-g325

Year 12 PLCs and coursework assessment sheets: P:\Media Studies\PLCs\Year 12

Year 13 PLCs and coursework assessment sheets: P:\Media Studies\PLCs\Year 13

AS revision resources: P:\Media Studies\AS revision resources

A2 revision resources: P:\Media Studies\A2 revision resources

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Mr Chris Brown

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