KS4

Media Studies

Names of staff, role & contact details

Mr S Davies
Subject Leader
sds@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mrs C Davies
Senior Assistant Subject Leader
cds@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mrs K Streetly
Assistant Subject Leader
kst@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mr A Cotterall
English Teacher
aco@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Ms L Rodgers
English Teacher

lro@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mrs S Russell

English Teacher

sru@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Miss J Wallace

English Teacher/Literacy Co-ordinator
Name of course (s) offeredExam boardLink to specNature of assessment
GCSE Media Studies
Year 11
AQAUnit 1: Investigating the Media (40%). 1 hour 30 examination.
Unit 2: Understanding the Media (60%). Controlled assessment
GCSE Media Studies
(from 2017 – current Y10)
EduqasComponent 1 (40%): Exploring the Media. 1 hour 30 examination.
Component 2 (30%): Understanding Media Forms and Products. 1 hour 30 examination.
Component 3 (30%): Creating Media Products. Internally assessed production.

Year 10 (Eduqas from 2017)

Term 1
Introduction to Media.
Advertising
Film promotion

Term 2
Newspapers
Video games

Term 3
Creating Media Products – research, planning and production

Year 11 (Eduqas from 2017)

Term 1
TV genre (crime or sitcom)
Radio Industry

Term 2
Music Industry – music video analysis

Term 3
Revision and examination preparation

Year 11 (AQA)

Term 1
Controlled Assessment Assignment 3 – Practical Production

Term 2
Controlled Assessment Assignment 3 – Practical Production
Examination Preparation

Term 3
Examination Preparation

How to support your child in Media Studies:

GCSE Media Studies – BBC Bitesize: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/ztnygk7

Magforum has a wealth of information and alphabetical list of magazine front covers: http://www.magforum.com/

The BBC has a daily report featuring front covers and reflection on main stories http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs/the_papers

•The Paperboy online features a directory of newspapers – it is not an official or academic site, but useful for front pages archive: https://www.thepaperboy.com/uk/front-pages.cfm

Film/Film Marketing

History of Bond posters
http://www.christies.com/features/Classic-James-Bond-movie-posters-6684-1.aspx

Funding
http://variety.com/2015/film/box-office/spectre-box-office-1201633311/

https://www.theguardian.com/media-network/2015/oct/22/spectre-james-bond-007-brandsmarketing-sony-heineken-belvedere

Bond
marketing case study
http://www.cineuropa.org/dd.aspx?t=dossier&l=en&tid=1366&did=318278

Box office figures
http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=bond24.htm