What are we studying?

YEAR 11

DATES 4 Sep – 17 Jul 2020
WHAT ARE WE STUDYING

Y11 Media students begin the year analysing stereotypes in Katy Perry’s Roar music video and Bruno Mars’s Uptown Funk Music video in preparation for their summer exam. Coursework takes place in Term 2, where students need to produce an original DVD cover and Cinema poster for a film of their own creation.

OTHER INFORMATION

Assessments will take the form of exam papers and course-work production

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WEBSITES

https://www.edlounge.com/

CONTACT DETAILS

Head of Subject and Coordinator

Shelley Eastwick

SEastwick@Wykhampark-aspirations.org

KEY VOCABULARY

  • PEAS
  • Media Language
  • Theory
  • Mise-en-Scene
  • Product
  • Platform
  • Sector
  • Synergy
  • Inference
  • Denotation
  • Connotation
  • Analysis
  • Evaluation
  • Exploration

THE MEDIA TOOLBOX

Everything you need to be successful in Media

  • An ability to explore explicit and implicit information in a variety of digital media products / texts
  • An understanding that ‘language’ in Media means all the different ways you can communicate
  • A curious and analytical approach to creating products and problem solving
  • Practice using PEAS to help structure your written coursework components
  • Creative expression
  • Exceptional organisation
  • Working to deadlines