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14/02/19

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Interested in combining study with your passion for sport? Come along to one of our trials to secure your place on one of our development programmes. For More info: https://t.co/LsX2uMnW7P https://t.co/ctRDZTB9cV

14/02/19

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Interested in combining study with your passion for sport? Come along to one of our trials to secure your place on one of our development programmes. For More info: https://t.co/LsX2uMnW7P https://t.co/PjS19cqVfD

07/02/19

Interested in combining study with your passion for sport? Come along to one of our trials to secure your place on one of our development programmes. For More info: https://t.co/LsX2uMnW7P https://t.co/PjS19cqVfD

07/02/19

Interested in combining study with your passion for sport? Come along to one of our trials to secure your place on one of our development programmes. For More info: https://t.co/LsX2uMnW7P https://t.co/ctRDZTB9cV

29/11/18

Come & Meet students at our NEW Campus See What & We Can Offer - NOT TO BE MISSED! Thursday 29th November Invictus Campus - (London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB) 5:00pm to 7:30pm https://t.co/wq8OBZPlAh

28/11/18

Come & Meet students at our NEW Campus See What & We Can Offer. - NOT TO BE MISSED! Thursday 29th November Invictus Campus - (London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB) 5:00pm to 7:30pm https://t.co/hXzOZm3cWP

28/11/18

We Are so Existed to Announce our NEW Campus Come Along to the this Thursday 29 Nov See What & We Have on Offer Invictus Campus - (London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB) 5:00pm to 7:30pm https://t.co/oEPCwlJDxu

27/11/18

ITS A NIGHT NOT TO BE MISSED! So Excited To Welcome You on Thursday 29 November Harris Invictus Academy - London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB 5:00pm to 7:30pm Come & See what's on offer for your education https://t.co/KGgQ6PztR7

22/11/18

2 campuses with loads to offer - come & speak to current students and teachers TONIGHT - Beckenham Campus - (BR3 3SJ) 4.30 - 7.30pm - Bromley Campus - (BR3 1QR) 4.30 - 8.00pm See what's on offer for your education

22/11/18

Come along and see us TONIGHT @ our South Norwood Campus This is not to be missed Offering a large selection of and to suit everybody 4.30 to 7.00pm (Held @ the 'Upper' Campus) Spurgeon Road, London SE19 3UG

22/11/18

If traditional study is not for you, why not take a look at our campus TONIGHT! - Thursday 22 November - 5.00pm to 7.30pm Location: 11 Oliver Grove, London SE25 6EJ Harris Professional Skill BE WHO YOU WANT TO BE ... https://t.co/tXpMSX70Ov

22/11/18

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Another busy and successful day of sport . Wins for the Sixth form rugby, basketball and football teams. Not to forget the Yr9 football team who won 10-0 in the Surrey cup! #4/4 https://t.co/8sSRzKTAW9

21/11/18

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We're so proud to have supported with the launch of their campus. All the best with your this Thursday 22 November! https://t.co/ETRbKCJ624

21/11/18

ITS A NIGHT NOT TO BE MISSED! So Excited To Welcome You Thursday 22 November - Beckenham Campus - (BR3 3SJ) 4.30 - 7.30pm - Bromley Campus - (BR3 1QR) 4.30 - 8.00pm Come & See what's on offer for your education https://t.co/zsI9QsiKBG

21/11/18

Offering a Broad Selection of and at Our SOUTH NORWOOD CAMPUS is not to be missed Thursday 22 November - 4.30 to 7.00pm (Held @ the Upper site) Spurgeon Road, London SE19 3UG https://t.co/mN5Sk673TD

21/11/18

If traditional study is not for you, why not take a look at our campus is this Thursday 22 November - 5.00pm to 7.30pm Location: 11 Oliver Grove, London SE25 6EJ Harris Professional Skill BE WHO YOU WANT TO BE ... https://t.co/vuNWpGRVWe

20/11/18

Offering a Broad Selection of and at Our South Norwood Campus is not to be missed Thursday 22 November - 4.30 to 7.00pm (Held @ the 'Upper' Campus) Spurgeon Road, London SE19 3UG https://t.co/JEiVaWRCuC

20/11/18

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Which 6th Form academy can give you most chance to progress? Come and hear about our brilliant 6th Form on Thursday evening

20/11/18

If traditional study is not for you, why not take a look at our campus is this Thursday 22 November - 5.00pm to 7.30pm Location: 11 Oliver Grove, London SE25 6EJ Harris Professional Skill BE WHO YOU WANT TO BE ... https://t.co/Gfs9nZq8Qe

20/11/18

ITS A NIGHT NOT TO BE MISSED! So Excited To Welcome You This Thursday 22 November - Beckenham Campus - (BR3 3SJ) 4.30 - 7.30pm - Bromley Campus - (BR3 1QR) 4.30 - 8.00pm Come & See what's on offer for your education https://t.co/JwDKZYgj8p

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Media Studies - A Level

Exam Board: WJEC

Course Content

Year 12 Content

 

In Year 12 students will investigate a variety of media in order to reach an understanding and basic evaluation of how meanings and representations are created.  The key concepts of media language and conventions, institutions, audiences and representations will be explored through theoretical and practical work in audio-visual, print based and ICT based media.

 

Component 1: Investigating the Media Written examination: 1 hour 45 minutes

 

The examination assesses media language, representation, media industries, audiences and media contexts. It consists of two sections. Section A and B: Investigating Media Language and Representation This section assesses media language and representation in relation to advertising and music videos.

 

Component 2: Investigating Media Forms and Products Written examination: 2 hours

 

This examination assesses knowledge and understanding of media language, representation, media industries, audiences and media contexts. The exam consists of three sections. Section A – Television, Section B – Magazines and Section C – Online Media

 

Component 3: Media Production Non-exam assessment

 

Year 13 Content

 

In Year 13, students are encouraged to examine the media in a less formulaic way and demonstrate, develop and formulate their understanding of the media and its influential role in today's society as well as debating Major Contemporary Media Issues.

 

Component 1: Media Products, Industries and Audiences Written examination: 2 hours 15 minutes

 

Section A: Analysing Media Language and Representation. This section assesses media language and representation in relation to advertising and newspapers.

 

 

 

Component 2: Media Forms and Products in Depth Written examination: 2 hours 30 minutes

 

The examination assesses media language, representation, media industries, audiences and media contexts. It consists of three sections: Section A – Television in the Global Age,

Section B – Magazines: Mainstream and Alternative Media and Section C – Media in the Online Age

Assessment

Students sit examinations in their A Level courses at the end of Year 13. All students will take internal end of year examinations at the end of year 12 to determine suitability to continue with the subject in Year 13. Students who do not meet the required pass grade in the Year 12 end of year examinations will not be permitted to progress into Year 13.

 

Media is assessed in two ways on the A Level course. The coursework is internally assessed and externally moderated, whilst the exam is externally assessed and moderated.  This approach in Media Studies integrates theoretical and practical approaches by requiring students to write about their coursework experiences in the synoptic examinations.  It also insists upon the importance of a full understanding of the new media which dominate the contemporary landscape by ensuring that students use such media in their coursework and write about them in their examinations.

 

The coursework involves planning, creating and evaluating a media text in Year 12 and three linked pieces in Year 13.

 

The course requires you to be Creative, Analytical and Hard-Working!

Entry Requirements

Students require a grade 5 or above in English Language GCSE and, if taken, grade 6 or above in Media GCSE.  Students who have not studied Media GCSE will require grade 6 or above in a related subject such as English, Art or History GCSE.  

Career Progression

Media degrees or similar courses can be followed at University or more practical or vocational based courses at specialist colleges.  Media is recognised more widely for students applying for degree courses in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.  Media degrees do not necessarily get students jobs in broadcasting but can be a vital first step into this career.