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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox

Media

Overview

Key Stage 4
Year 10: WJEC GCSE Media Studies


Autumn 1 (Sept- Oct): Component 1 - Section A: Exploring Media Language and Representation
Autumn 2 (Nov-Dec): Component 1 - Section A: Exploring Media Language and Representation
Spring 1 (Jan- Feb): Component 1 - Section B: Exploring Media Industries and Audiences
Spring 2 (Mar- Apr): Component 1 - Section B: Exploring Media Industries and Audiences
Summer 1 (May-June): Component 3: Creating Media Products
Summer 2: Component 3: Creating Media Products

 

Year 11: AQA GCSE Media Studies
Autumn 1 (Sept- Oct): Assignment 2 Cross Media Study - Analyse and Respond: Unit 2
Autumn 2 (Nov-Dec): Assignment 2 Cross Media Study - Analyse and Respond: Unit 2
Spring 1 (Jan- Feb): Assignment 2 Cross Media Study - Research, Planning and Presentation: Unit 2
Spring 2 (Mar- Apr): Exam Topic: Unit 1
Summer 1 (May-June): Exam Topic: Unit 1Pre-released material for Unit 1
Summer 2: Exam Topic: Unit 1


Key Stage 5
Year 12: WJEC AS Media Studies


Autumn 1 (Sept- Oct): Component 1 – Section A: Advertising / Newspapers
Autumn 2 (Nov-Dec): Component 2 – Section B: Magazines / Video games / Music Videos
Spring 1 (Jan- Feb): Component 2 – Section A: TV
Spring 2 (Mar- Apr):  Component 3 – NEA (AS)
Summer 1 (May-June): Component 2 – Section C: Online Blog / Revision Exam planning
Summer 2: Component 3: Component 3 – NEA (A Level)


Year 13: WJEC A2 Media Studies
Autumn 1 (Sept- Oct):  MS4 exam: Key concepts / MS3: Research investigation
Autumn 2 (Nov-Dec): MS4: TV industry / MS3: Research investigation
Spring 1 (Jan- Feb): MS4: Magazine Industry / MS3: Practical production
Spring 2 (Mar- Apr): MS4: Film Industry
Summer 1 (May-June): MS4 Revision of case studies

 

Specialities and Awards