Year 9 students follow a taster year where they will study both theoretical and practical elements of the subject in order to prepare them for the course in year 10
Upper School (KS4 - Years 9, 10 & 11)
In KS4 students are following the BTEC Technical Award in Creative Media Level 2. This is a mixture of practical skills and analytical work, designed to prepare students work working in the media industry. There is focus on film making for the practical element but the theoretical elements cover a wide range of media.
Sixth Form (KS5 - Years 12 & 13)
In KS5 students are following the Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production. This is a link to KS4 and again is designed to prepare students for a career in the Media. As in KS4 there is a focus on film making for the practical but there is a wide range of media studied for the other units.
To find more information on these courses please follow the below links below.
Level 3 Extended Certificate http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-nationals/creative-digital-media-production-2016.html