The John Fisher School

Media Studies

"The moment we cry in a film is not when things are sad but when they turn out to be more beautiful than we expected them to be.” ― (Alain de Botton)

The Media Studies Department

  • Wayne O’Brien: - B.A Hons Film Studies/English Literature, PGCE - Subject Leader

Media Studies at The John Fisher School

Syllabus Outline OCR

Year 10

Autumn Half Term 1

Autumn Half Term 2

Spring Half Term 1

Course Introduction

Film Analysis Comparison (Genre Dystopian S/F)

Science Fiction Posters

Planning / Construction

Spring Half Term 2

Summer Half Term 1

Summer Half Term 2

Science Fiction Posters

Construction/Evaluation

Teen Drama Film

Planning

Teen drama

Filming – Rough Cut

Year 11

Autumn Half Term 1

Autumn Half Term 2

Spring Half Term 1

Teen drama – final edit

Teen drama Evaluation / Situation Comedy Unit

Situation Comedy Unit/Action Film Unit

Spring Half Term 2

Summer Half Term 1

Summer Half Term 2

Situation Comedy Unit/Action Film Unit

Situation Comedy Unit/Action Film Unit : Exam Revision

Exam Revision

Year 12

Autumn Half Term 1

Autumn Half Term 2

Spring Half Term 1

Introduction to the Course

Film Production Production / Rough Cut

Film Production Final Cut and Evaluation

Spring Half Term 2

Summer Half Term 1

Summer Half Term 2

Exam Preparation – Film Analysis / Newspaper Industry

Exam Preparation – Film Analysis / Newspaper Industry

Exam Revision

Year 13

Autumn Half Term 1

Autumn Half Term 2

Spring Half Term 1

Music Video Planning

Music Video Rough Cut

Final Cut/Advert/Digipak cover / evaluation

Spring Half Term 2

Summer Half Term 1

Summer Half Term 2

Exam :

Representations of women in cinema /magazines

Exam Preparation : Skills development

Exam Revision

Resources

Year Click to Download Description
Years 10 & 11 You will find there are tabs with resources to help you with each unit on the GCSE course.
Year 12 For the Coursework Unit
For the Exam
Year 13 For the Coursework Unit
For the Exam