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10/08/22

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Miss Theodorou

Really good thread if you’re still looking for some summer reads/to get back into reading!! 📚📚 https://t.co/pXyRMfZ2DD

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09/08/22

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ESJ Reading Race

Happy National Book Lovers Day! Relax and enjoy your favourite book! 📚 https://t.co/8fLD7IA6fU

08/08/22

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Vectare Essex

Planning for school in September? Full academic year passes for and Brentwood Schools on our Services 13 & 61 are now available for sale at: https://t.co/YPFg8N7ukz.

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29/07/22

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Nigel Ayriss

What an amazing trip for them all, massive thank you to https://t.co/3DfUGCLMYB

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28/07/22

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Sammy O'brien

Arrived at Nairobi airport after a 9 1/2 hour bus journey https://t.co/m3l3cAsVX5

28/07/22

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BMAT

📢 We're Hiring! (Epping) have a vacancy for an ADT Technician 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/qmGL3KEPaA

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26/07/22

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Sammy O'brien

Travel day back up to camp Tsavo for safari tomorrow🦒🐘🦓🐆🦛🦏 even managed to visit the Marungu primary school to see the kids! https://t.co/VdoYgvHSpW

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25/07/22

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Sammy O'brien

Morning snorkelling for us! The best R&R day of the trip! https://t.co/P8jH4xjenT

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24/07/22

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Ms F Clarke

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24/07/22

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Ms F Clarke

Ranking and deciding on the biggest threats to Sea Turtles 🐢 https://t.co/rmKfBdAZh2

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24/07/22

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Ms F Clarke

Now this is why we teach you to be sustainable! A morning of litter picking on one of the world’s most beautiful beaches and this is what we collected. Small changes can make a huge difference. https://t.co/SaVgWqLy8D

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21/07/22

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Ms F Clarke

When you don’t have wrapping paper, but you have a dry bag! Happy Birthday Lomby! https://t.co/PqBrtgnjIe

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21/07/22

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Sammy O'brien

Last day of project work for my They have been outstanding this trip. Cultural activities tomorrow followed by much needed R&R days at Diani campsite and cottages https://t.co/BFz82XmxEG

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20/07/22

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Sammy O'brien

Last day at Mumas house! https://t.co/z0eJYyOdhV

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19/07/22

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ESJ Reading Race

Happy Summer Everyone! Relax and enjoy your favourite book! 📚🌍 https://t.co/KSmwUFuE4b

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19/07/22

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Ms F Clarke

Nothing brings the North and South together like a party! https://t.co/k3DW6fpk8W

19/07/22

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The Johnson Family

Good Luck and thank you for your incredible support. Enjoy the summer first!

18/07/22

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ShoeSu

Thank you for being an amazing teacher. Both of my girls really enjoyed your classes. Good luck with whatever is next for you 😊

18/07/22

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Karen Davis

I was very shocked to hear that you were leaving. You'll be missed hugely , we wish you all the best for the future. James Davis and family.

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18/07/22

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Mr Benzid

Just want to take this opportunity to say goodbye to ESJ, thank you for an amazing 4 years… Thanks for all the lovely cards, messages and gifts from our wonderful staff, students and parents/carers! All the best for the future 👏🏾 It’s been a pleasure https://t.co/saTi150j4S

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Media A-Level

Why study Media Studies A Level?

Media Studies is designed to widen the intellectual horizons of the learner through the analysis of both global and historical media. This course will foster the development of critical and reflective thinking to encourage engagement in the critical debates surrounding contemporary media.

Course Content

First Year Course Content

Media Today:

Students will explore, through the analysis of the news and television industries, how the media construct different representations and how media products are used by institutions to communicate messages to different media audiences.

Creating Media:

Students will practically explore the creation of a television advert.

Second Year Course Content

Media Products:

Students will explore how media products are used by institutions to construct different representations and how media audiences interpret these products.

Students will use aspects of media theory to analyse and evaluate their own cross-media productions.

Media in the Digital Age:

Students will analyse and debate the key arguments from the media. These debates will be drawn from:

  • a historical perspective
  • the digital age
  • global media.

Making Media:

Students will explore the creation of three linked media products in a cross-media production within the music industry. 

Assessment Criteria

A Level Media Studies has two exams, each two hours, written in May/June and are worth 70%. 

The practical unit is worth 30%

Future careers linked to this subject:

  • journalism
  • graphic design
  • film production
  • advertising
  • public relations
  • event organiser
  • market researcher
  • writer

Entry Requirements

Grade 6 in GCSE Media Studies and/or a Grade 6 in English

Examination Board

OCR

Teacher to Contact:

Mrs Kingsbury

 

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