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Media

Staff Contact

Ms Emma Cieciora ecieciora@farmors.gloucs.sch.uk

Course Content

You will study media in all its forms including TV programmes, music videos, video games, advertising, marketing, film making, newspapers, radio, magazines, the film industry and online media including blogs. You will also study the theory of media that will allow you to both analyse these forms of media and develop the skills to produce your own pieces.

Exams: There are two exams at the end of Y13 as well as a piece of coursework for which you produce your own piece of media. This is worth 30% of the final grade.

Exam Board: WJEC

Results  2019

A*-B 61% | A*-C 72% | A*-E 100%

Entry requirements

Sixth Form entry criteria plus GCSE grade 5 in Media if taken and GCSE grade 4 or above in English Language

Career Opportunities

Advertising

Journalism

Television / Film producing

Trips, Industry Links and Work Experience

Pamela Armstrong

Speakers’ Programme

BBC

 

Media at this school is very well taught and I feel confident in it, the feedback is detailed and you are very clearly told how to improve. The coursework is very strong in how it is taught, it's clear and precise.

Student Exit Survey.

 

Student profile


Harry Palmer

Studied Media, Psychology, Business Studies, Economics (AS) and EPQ

Achieved ABCBA and is studying Communication, Media and Culture at Oxford Brookes University