Who we are
Miss S Blessett
Students can choose to take iMedia as one of their GCSE options. iMedia is a media focused hands on course with IT at its heart. The course provides knowledge in a number of key areas in this field from pre-production skills to digital production (animation, photography, film, television, web development, gaming and animation)
Examination Board: OCR
Specification Code: J807, J817, J827
Is it for me?
Are you creative? Do you enjoy exploring and experimenting with digital media? If so, this may be the course for you. If you have a genuine interest in using ICT creatively and enjoy expressing your ideas visually, through the moving image or by using sound and are keen and enthusiastic, then you will find this challenging and rewarding course stimulating and engaging.
This course will equip students with a range of skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, transferable skills such as exploring, researching and planning work, both individually and collaboratively, creating products and resources using industry-level software (mainly the Adobe suite) and reviewing and refining your finished product.
This is a vocationally-related qualification that provides valuable opportunities for individuals to develop skills while gaining knowledge and understanding which will support entry into the dynamic interactive media industry. As a modular qualification, further units can be taken that can extend the Award to a Diploma and beyond.
This is practical course which provides opportunities to apply creative ICT in various ways. There is a strong emphasis on practical work but students will also participate in discussions, deliver presentations and, need to produce high quality written reports on what they have done for each module.
There are two mandatory units, the first unit assessed by a 1 hour examination
Then a choice of two from the following modules: