Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Year 10

 

  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Introduction to Media

Exploring the Media  (Component 1)

  • Media language and analysis of media products: newspapers, magazines, print adverts and film posters
  • Media Industries and Audiences
  • Creating your own media product

1 formative assessment in class and 1 summative assessment following exam-style written questions

1 working grade for practical productions completed over the term

Spring Term

 

Understanding Media Forms and Products (Component 2)

 

  • Industries, representation, media language and contexts.
  • In-depth study of Television and Music.  Focus on TV Crime Drama, Music videos and Media websites.

1 formative assessment in class and 1 summative assessment following exam-style written questions 

1 grade for practical work completed over the term

Summer Term

 

Creating Media Products
(Non-Exam Assessment)

 

  • How to research, plan and create an individual practical production based on annual briefs released from the exam board. 

1 working grade for research, planning and production

Knowledge Tests used as part of homework

Progress Exam Component 1