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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Year 13 Media

Every 12 Mark MEST 3 Question…

Every 12 mark question ever!  Planning template (log in to Willink to access)  How to evaluate guide How do media products encourage audiences to agree with a certain set of values and beliefs?  You may refer to other media products to support your answer. Should the media provide accessible...
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