Creative Digital Media

Head of Creative Digital Media Mrs H. Henrys BA (Hons) Media and Performance
Teacher of Creative Digital Media Miss. D. Hennan – BA (Hons) Fine Art

Per Term Topic Information

Year 10

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Media Key Concepts

Language

Institutions

Audience

Representation

 

“Fright Night”

Planning and pitching an idea for a new horror film (12A)

Written:

Ideas development

Audience profile

 

“Fright Night”

Filming and producing a promotional trailer for a new horror film (12A)

Written:

Planning portfolio

Film proposal

 

“Fright Night”

Filming and producing a promotional trailer for a new horror film (12A)

Written:

Analyses of existing media texts

Script-writing

 

“Fright Night”

Editing and evaluating a promotional trailer for a new horror film (12A)

Written:

Evaluative account

“On Air”

Analysing and planning computer games sound effects, a TV voiceover and a radio news programme.

Written:

Analyses of existing media texts

Microphone comparison

Year 11

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
“On Air”

Producing and evaluating computer games sound effects, a TV voiceover and a radio news programme.

Written:

Script-writing

Evaluative account

Media sectors and audience theory

Digital/analogue

Media synergy

Technical convergence

Personalisation

User-generated content

Written:

Exam preparation

Media sectors and audience theory

Types of audience

Types of research

Regulatory bodies

Impact of media

Mis-en-scene

Written:

Exam preparation

Media sectors and audience theory

Interactivity

Portability

Access

Convenience

Connectivity

Written:

Exam preparation

Exam Preparation and Revision Course completion

Curriculum Information

Year 10

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
 

 

 

5

Once a week

Students are expected to continue working towards project work outside of the lesson. This may include extended writing such as analysing and evaluating existing media products, putting music onto a USB, preparing props and costumes, rehearsing pitches or even filming scenes.

 

  • Planning and pitching trip to HOME, Manchester
  • Filming on location day
  • Various external competition opportunities
Wednesday

12:30 -1:15pm –  catch up/revision sessions

Qualification:

Pearson/Edexcel BTEC Creative Digital Media Production

 

Useful Websites:

www.mediaknowall.com

www.allisonmedia.com

 

Local Places to Visit:

Media City, Salford.

National Media Museum, Bradford

 

 

Year 11

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
 

5

Once a week

Students are expected to continue working towards project work outside of the lesson. This may include extended writing such as analysing and evaluating existing media products, putting music onto a USB, preparing props and costumes, rehearsing pitches or even filming scenes.

 

  • BBFC speaker in school
  • Various external competition opportunities
Wednesday

12:30 -1:15pm –  catch up/revision sessions

Qualification:

Pearson/Edexcel BTEC Creative Digital Media Production

 

Useful Websites:

www.mediaknowall.com

www.allisonmedia.com

 

Local Places to visit:

Media City, Salford.

National Media Museum, Bradford