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24/09/18

Open evening this Thursday from 4:30pm until 8:00pm for future parents/pupils. All our welcome and we look forward to seeing you there. 😁

24/09/18

If you want to challenge your students and help them to explore medicine and healthcare in more detail then this is a fantastic opportunity. For further information and tickets use the link provided. https://t.co/WGz2Ag6rYK

24/09/18

Wow we have been selected as one of the first venues in the UK to host the award winning We bring the opportunity to dissect real specimens led by human anatomist Samuel Piri. https://t.co/WGz2Ag6rYK

11/09/18

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Please see our club list - there are some important notices below. All clubs start 11.9.18 except: Y10 Football, Y8 Football and Y7 Football, Girls Football & Netball . (These will start week commencing 17.9.18) Netball will start on 14.9.18. Any questions, please the PE team! https://t.co/jiMLZuTJzU

08/09/18

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

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05/09/18

So excited to see our new year 7 and 12 pupils tomorrow 😬😬😬

02/09/18

1 more sleep for staff returning back to HACH 😬 Yr7 and external Yr12 are back in on Thursday. Internal Yr12 and the rest of the main school are back Friday with year 13 returning on Monday 10th September 👍🏻

24/08/18

Enrolment for our Sixth Form for external students will take place today from 11am until 2pm in the main school building. Come and join us!

23/08/18

We are also so very proud 😁 congratulations Holly 👍🏻

22/08/18

Wishing our friends good luck tomorrow on their . We hope the pupils get what they deserve 😁👍🏻

22/08/18

We are looking forward to seeing our GCSE students tomorrow for their results collection from 10am until 1pm 😁🤞

22/08/18

Retweetd From DfE

There's only a few days left before . Do you know what the changes to will mean for your child? Learn more about new GCSEs: https://t.co/sy0Pu022xD https://t.co/vTEm14YRe3

20/08/18

2018 A Level Success 😁 https://t.co/t3debw6hyA

16/08/18

It is our pleasure 😁

16/08/18

Retweetd From Thurrock Council

🤞🏻📚✉️ Good luck to all of the students getting their A level results today, you got this! ✉️ 📚🤞🏻 https://t.co/SJkAMmTx4v

16/08/18

Results are under way 😬 https://t.co/tWcBU7JqmK

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Media Studies

Media Studies

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 5 in English Language or Literature. In addition a GCSE Grade B in Media is preferred.

What is Media Studies?

The Media is arguably the most powerful force at work in society. Today, it bombards us from television screens and we are exposed to it in magazines, newspapers and on the internet. Our leisure and working time is spent consuming Media. Media Studies helps you to make sense of the world around you, encouraging you to become sophisticated and skilled user and maker of Media texts.

The course is lively, artistic, technical, intellectual, challenging and fun. You need to be a writer, director, analyst and serious commentator. Media teaches co-operation and mutual respect within groups and is very much team based.

How will you be assessed?

External examination 01 is worth 35% of total A Level.  Section A of this paper consists of two linked in-depth studies that focus on contemporary news in the UK, requiring learners to explore how and why newspapers and their online counterparts are evolving as media products and the relationship between both online and offline news. Section B will ask learners to explore Media Language and Representations in Magazines, Advertising and Music videos.  This exam is 2hours long and it’s worth 70 marks

External examination 02 is worth 35% of total A Level. This paper comprises two sections. Section A: Media Industries and Audiences and Section B: Long Form Television Drama. This examination is 2 hours long and it’s worth 70 marks.

The Non-Exam Assessment (NEA) or coursework is worth 30% of total A Level.  You must respond to a brief that will consist of a moving image section, a print section and an online media section.  The NEA is the equivalent of 60 marks.

Exam Board: OCR