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Media/Film/TV Studies at Wade Deacon High School

Course content

Coursework consists of a portfolio of four projects each of which has a design and practical element.  You study a reange of media to create this portfolio and topics such as magazines, newspapers, soap opera, television sit-coms, the music press and film are just some of the topics which have recently been enjoyed by pupils and from which they have gained GCSE success.The final examination is a controlled test which involves the pupils knowing the tasks in advance to which they prepare responses.  Again a design and practical element is involved and you have to use your research and analysis skills to prepare for the test and be able to create your own product be it a magazine front cover or the storyboard for a new situation comedy.  The topic is set by the examination board and changes yearly. 

Assessment

Coursework 50%, controlled test 50%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wade Deacon High School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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