Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Year 12

 

  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

  • Introduction to studying Film
  • Varieties of Film and Filmmaking
  • Hollywood 1930-1990
  • American Film since 2005
  • Film Form, Meaning and Response
  • Ideology
  • Auteur
  • Spectatorship
  • Key Films: Vertigo & Apocalypse Now, No Country for Old Men, Boyhood
  • Film knowledge Test 1
  • A minimum of two grade exam-style assessments
  • Practical production grade

Spring Term

 

  • Hollywood 1930-1990
  • American Film since 2005
  • British Film Since 1995
  • Narrative
  • Ideology
  • Auteur
  • Contexts
  • Key Films: Sightseers and Shaun of the Dead
  • Film Knowledge Test 3
  • Progress Exam Component 1
  • NEA working grade  

Summer Term

 

  • British Film Since 1995

 

 

 

Non-Exam Assessment (NEA) Research & Screenplay

  • Narrative
  • Ideology
  • Researching the short film
  • Writing a screenplay for a short film
  • Planning a short film

Internally-marked coursework/assignments