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19/07/18

School is out for summer. Thank you for all your support this year and we hope you all have a restful break. ☀️

18/07/18

The legend that is Mrs White is retiring after 14 years at HACH. We wish you all the very best on your retirement- you deserve it and we miss you already 😢 https://t.co/KnFW8NhH0q

18/07/18

What an amazing experience for our pupils today. £160 for charity wayhey 👏🏻 https://t.co/RZET8Pe4FK

18/07/18

Retweetd From Harris Fed Languages

Looks like a tasty trip to for Mandarin students! https://t.co/dmDr143JVi

18/07/18

Christie’s Art Auction 👍🏻 💰 https://t.co/oMwfXhkRj1

18/07/18

Reminder regarding tomorrow https://t.co/Ez2jKkLvsF

18/07/18

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

We have England Spain tickets 8th September 1945 kick off at Wembley. We will be running a coach. They will go on sale tomorrow. 40 , first come first serve. Open to all years and gender. ⚽🇬🇧

16/07/18

Announcement: The school day will end at 2pm on Thursday for the summer holidays.

16/07/18

Retweetd From TalentEd

It's our graduation session at today! We're incredibly proud of our bright students for their commitment and hard work over the last 21 sessions. Congratulations and enjoy a well-deserved Summer break! https://t.co/NEDNHQhNen

16/07/18

Retweetd From HACH PGL

We should be back at school at 14.20! Students will be able to go straight home.

16/07/18

Retweetd From World Class Schools

Congratulations staff and pupils - this was a well deserved and achievement https://t.co/7kTtMurZMH

16/07/18

Retweetd From HACH PGL

Picnic stop on the way home! https://t.co/kgaRG7wFmN

16/07/18

Retweetd From HACH PGL

All on the ferry, due back in Southampton at 10.30! https://t.co/gvnt7FvXKS

15/07/18

Retweetd From HACH PGL

YMCA! https://t.co/GAI1PdFYp7

15/07/18

Retweetd From HACH PGL

Last night Disco - amazing end to a fabulous weekend! https://t.co/a9lHg8wlqM

15/07/18

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

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15/07/18

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

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15/07/18

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Some winners from Federation sports day https://t.co/FOmB905KHP

15/07/18

Retweetd From HACH PGL

Mr Tannahill & Miss Loft encouraging one student on the Zip Wire. We are so proud of ALL our students for going beyond their comfort zones! https://t.co/CZzromv1Vj

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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