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Sir William Ramsay School

Empowering Everyone to Achieve


Department Staff

Mr S Latchem

Head of Faculty for Performing Arts/Teacher of Media

Mr A Maxwell

Deputy Head of Faculty for Performing Arts/Teacher of Media


Curriculum Overview

Media studies are a critical and historical study of film, television, journalism and web design. Media affects us all everyday, why not take it one step further and start to find out why we are influenced by the media.

Media is taught in the media suite which is well equipped with industry standard apple Macs.

Key stage 4:

This course involves a range of theory and practical based assessments.

Internally assessed

Component 1: Exploring Media Products (30% of Qualification)

Component 2: Developing Digital Media Production Skills. (30% of Qualification)

Externally assessed

Component 3: Create a Media Product in response to a brief. (40% of Qualification)