Media

Staffing

Faculty Leader – Mr Chilver

Teachers of Media – Mr Chilver and Miss Reading

KS4 Media

Students study Cambridge National in Creative iMedia and are taught 4 of the following units:

  • R081 – Pre-production Skills (core unit)
  • R082 – Creating Digital Graphics (core unit)
  • R087 – Creating interactive multimedia products
  • R090 – Digital Photography
  • R091 – Designing a Game Concept

KS5 Media

Students study Cambridge Technical Digital Media Extended Certificate.  Students will be taught the following units: 

Unit 1 – Media products 

The aim of this unit is for students to develop their understanding of how different media 

institutions operate in order to create products that will appeal to specific target audiences. 

Unit 2 – Preproduction 

By completing this unit, students will understand the preproduction process that the creative media industry follows when creating a product.  

Unit 3 – Create a media product 

This aim of this unit is for students to develop knowledge and understanding of the production processes for producing one of the following media products:  

  • print-based  
  • audio-visual  
  • audio 

Unit 20 – Advertising 

In completing this unit, students will understand advertising campaigns and how audio-visual, print based or audio advertising media are used within them 

Unit 21 – Plan and pitch a media product 

By completing this unit, students will be able to generate ideas for their own media product based on a client brief, pitch their ideas to a client, and be able to respond to feedback to prepare their idea for pre-production. 

Unit 24 – Cross-media awareness  

The aim of this unit is for students to develop their understanding of how different media sectors operate and what products they produce