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OCR’s GCSE (9-1) in Media Studies is designed to widen the intellectual horizons of the learner through the analysis of a wide range of media forms and contexts. It will enable students to develop a wider understanding and appreciation of the media in both an historical and contemporary context.
Straightforward – A coherent approach that offers clarity to both new and experienced teachers of media.
Engaging – A specification that means learners benefit from developing a deeper understanding of the media.
Contemporary - Media production briefs that are written with both teachers and learners in mind and allow for flexibility in approach whilst having a clearly defined outcome for learners.
Resources – Exciting resources and subject guidance with detailed ideas for the classroom and beyond
Support – Guidance to support delivery, both online and face-to-face from a dedicated Media Studies Subject Specialist.
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Draft specification for the new GCSE (9-1) Media Studies qualification.
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