Extra Curricular

Bank of England Competition entries

  This year, the Bank of England’s have asked students to create short films entitled ‘What Independence Means to Me’.  Willink students have demonstrated that they are up for the challenge – producing a range of entries. First up, we have three year 8 students – Adam, Lucas and...
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GCSE Year 10

Half term tasks

Media Students – you’re nearly at the half term break.  If you want to extend your learning a little, or you are aiming for the top grades, it’s worth reading as much as you can.  None of these tasks should take very long (we want you to have a...
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Year 13 Media

Year 13 – a reminder

I hope you’ve all had a good summer and are raring to go.   Your presentations on your MS3 coursework research will be due during lessons this week – for some of you, this will be as early as p2 on Wednesday.  A reminder of the requirements: – here....
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Year 12 Media

Summer work Year 11-> 12

Hi soon to be year 12, Mr Ballantyne and I would like you to complete the following over the summer. Task 1 – Analyse two advertisements, thinking about different audience responses to them. a) Read the article – An Introduction to Media Concepts. Summarise the key points on MAXIMUM...
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Year 13 Media

Summer work – Year 12->13

Hi soon to be year 13, For the summer, we expect you to do the following: – For MS3 Choose your key texts (2) and prepare a case study presentation that can be delivered to your classmates in the first lesson back in September.  This should include some context...
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Year 13 Media

MEST3: – New and Digital Media

Two articles that could be valuable for consideration of impact of NDM. Firstly, Yondr argue about smartphones that: – “In some situations, they have become a distraction and a crutch – cutting people off from each other and their immediate surroundings.”  Are there any theorists that this sounds like?...
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