Course Overview:

Students have the opportunity to take Media from Year 9.  

Students complete a Core Skills unit in Year 9 where they gain an understanding of the theoretical framework in Media Studies – Media Language (forms and conventions), Representation, Industry and Audience. Students will look at a range of different media for analysis (moving image, print, web and radio).


media open evening


Enrichment Ideas 


Suggested reading 

Films & documentaries

  • A horror film

Cultural experiences

  • Read a magazine

  • Listen to the radio

Things to see and do locally

  • Create your own short film

  • Create your own podcast or vlog

Top 5 Websites

Things we do

  • Watch, read and listen to a wide variety of Media forms such as film, television, magazines, radio, and video games.