Welcome to the Film and Media Studies Department
We teach a variety of courses tailored to meet the individual needs of the pupil and offer a wide range of opportunities in industry or higher education. These courses include:
GCSE Film Studies (WJEC)
BTEC Creative Digital Media Production (Level 2) (Edexcel)
BTEC Creative Digital Media Production (Level 3) (Edexcel)
A2 Film Studies (WJEC)
A2 Media Studies (WJEC)
Our department is based in three teaching rooms, one of which is a dedicated computer room with six computers to be used for the purpose of research and media production. We have a fully functioning, bespoke green screen studio and provide pupils with access to HD video cameras, stills cameras, microphones and various lighting kits to produce coursework. Our resources include a wide range of DVD film and TV titles that is constantly growing with contemporary texts.
BBC School News Report
We have taken part in this BBC lead initiative for the past four years and our last report can be viewed on the school’s website.
Film and Media Ambassador Scheme
We have a working group of pupils who contribute to the school and department during open evenings, helping to organise events, working closely with organisations in our community and filming school shows.