Visual Codes: Media Studies Basics




HS2M, or Head Start to Media, is a programme designed to give Y9 students a taste of the Media Studies GCSE requirements before options choices are underway. A variety of texts are studied and discussed, with the option for practical work after an understanding of key concepts has been established. Session resources are linked below!

Month 1: Teaching Key Concepts

It's been a whole month since I started teaching my sixth formers and the new WJEC Media Studies specification. I think (as many perhaps will) that a change is good, but this spec is intense. There's a lot of focus on key concepts and frameworks and terminology to underpin everything, and the sheer amount of... Continue Reading →

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