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Media Teacher: Mr E Colwell

HALF TERM 1

Big Question

Do Aliens exist?

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • Doctor Strange (Sci – Fi) 
  • Dr Who 
  • Class 
  • Newspapers 

HALF TERM 2

Big Question

Do celebrities deserve to be famous? 

 

GCSE Close Study Product:

  • Kim Kardashian Hollywood 
  • Zoella 
  • Reveal Magazine 
  • One Direction/Arctic monkeys 

HALF TERM 3

Big Question

Are superhero representations fair and balanced? 

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • Lara Croft Go 
  • Class 
  • Omo 

HALF TERM 4

Big Question:

Do women need their own brand of chocolate? 

 

GCSE Close Study Products

  • Galaxy 
  • Tatler 
  • Zoella 

HALF TERM 5

Big Question

Will video kill the radio star? 

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • Radio 1 
  • Beats 1 Radio 
  • One Direction 
  • Arctic Monkeys 

HALF TERM 6

Big Question

Is the welfare system fair and balanced? 

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • The Times 
  • The Mirror 
  • I, Daniel Blake 

HALF TERM 1

Big Question

Will video kill the radio star?

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • Beats 1 Radio 
  • Radio 1 
  • One Direction 
  • Arctic Monkeys

HALF TERM 2

Big Question

Is the welfare system fair and balanced? 

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • The Times 
  • The Mirror 
  • I, Daniel Blake

HALF TERM 3

Big Question

How has the modern family unit changed since the sixties? 

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • Class 
  • Dr Who 
  • OMO 

HALF TERM 4

Big Question

Has Hollywood and the Media Industry become overly concentrated? 

 

GCSE Close Study Projects

  • Dr Strange 
  • Tatler Magazine 
  • Beats 1 Radio/BBC Radio 
  • One Direction/Arctic Monkeys 

HALF TERM 5

Big Question

How can the media impact voting and widely held social and cultural values? 

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • The Times 
  • The Mirror 

 

HALF TERM 6

Coursework focus 

HALF TERM 1

Newspapers and Coursework

 

GCSE Close Study Products

  • The Times
  • The Mirror

HALF TERM 2

Music: Audience, Representation, Language and Industry

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • Beasts 1 Radio
  • BBC Radio 1 (1976)
  • One Direction
  • Arctic Monkeys

 

Mock Exam

HALF TERM 3

Gaming: Audience, Representation, Language and Industry

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • Kim Kardashian Hollywood
  • Lara Croft Go!

HALF TERM 4

Advertising: Representation and Language

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • OMO
  • Represent
  • Galaxy

 

Mock Exam

HALF TERM 5

Film: Industry

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • I, Daniel Blake
  • Doctor Strange

 

Social Media: Audience, Representation, Language, Industry

 

GCSE Close Study Products:

  • Zoella
  • One Direction

HALF TERM 6

Magazines: Language and Representation

 

GCSE Close Study Products: 

  • Tatler
  • Reveal

 

Reteach based on Mock exam results