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Year 12-13 Our Year 12-13 Media curriculum


Media Faculty 

Mr C Dennett

Mr T Clark

For more details on our Media curriculum, please contact or 01202 578886 

Entry requirements:

  • Minimum grade 5 in GCSE English
  • Minimum grade 4 in GCSE Maths

Media is a course that comprises of Digital Media Sectors and Audiences. Students have the opportunity to develop their skills in film making, music videos and trailers. Students are encouraged to publish their work and to become proficient digital media makers. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of Media related competitions.

Students are taught all the skills needed for media industry projects, making the most of our Recording Studio and cameras, lighting equipment and editing software. Teachers bring in depth knowledge from media professions and experience.

A range of creative projects across the courses require research, analysis, planning, logistics, team working, film and editing skills, presentation, leadership, technical ability and creativity. All students are encouraged to perform a range of roles, as well as playing to any existing media production strengths and interests. We have nurtured links with Sky News and Bournemouth University as well as independent film companies. Our projects this year have included; music video production, game shows, fiction films, promotional videos and documentary.

We are currently developing our own TV production company run by students and broadcast on YouTube to create regular content and to give experience of presenting, producing, camera work etc.

Media showreel –

Curriculum Intent

This qualification is designed to give learners a technical understanding of film and television production. Learners gain knowledge and skills in areas such as single- and multi-camera techniques, lighting, sound recording and editing to produce practical film and television projects.
The qualification is for post-16 learners and is intended as a two-year programme of study, normally in conjunction with one or more other qualifications at Level 3.

It is aimed at students looking to progress to employment in this sector. The Pearson BTEC National Diploma in Film and Television Visual Effects is equivalent in size to two A levels and is aimed at learners who want to progress to employment in this sector.


BTEC Level 3 Specification

Our full Creative Media curriculum intent, implementation and impact document can be found by clicking here.