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Media Studies

"The moment we cry in a film is not when things are sad but when they turn out to be more beautiful than we expected them to be.” ― (Alain de Botton)

The Media Studies Department

  • Wayne O’Brien: - B.A Hons Film Studies/English Literature, PGCE - Subject Leader

Media Studies at The John Fisher School

Syllabus Outline OCR

Year 10
Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2 Spring Half Term 1
Course Introduction Film Analysis Comparison (Genre Dystopian S/F) Science Fiction Posters Planning / Construction
Spring Half Term 2 Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
Science Fiction Posters Construction/Evaluation Teen Drama Film Planning Teen drama Filming – Rough Cut
Year 11
Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2 Spring Half Term 1
Teen drama – final edit Teen drama Evaluation / Situation Comedy Unit Situation Comedy Unit/Action Film Unit
Spring Half Term 2 Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
Situation Comedy Unit/Action Film Unit Situation Comedy Unit/Action Film Unit : Exam Revision Exam Revision
Year 12
Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2 Spring Half Term 1
Introduction to the Course Film Production Production / Rough Cut Film Production Final Cut and Evaluation
Spring Half Term 2 Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
Exam Preparation – Film Analysis / Newspaper Industry Exam Preparation – Film Analysis / Newspaper Industry Exam Revision
Year 13
Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2 Spring Half Term 1
Music Video Planning Music Video Rough Cut Final Cut/Advert/Digipak cover / evaluation
Spring Half Term 2 Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
Exam : Representations of women in cinema /magazines Exam Preparation : Skills development Exam Revision

Resources

Year Click to Download Description
Years 10 & 11 JFSG1 You will find there are tabs with resources to help you with each unit on the GCSE course.
Year 12 Foundation Production For the Coursework Unit
tvdrama For the Exam
Year 13 a2cw For the Coursework Unit
G325 For the Exam