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MEDIA STUDIES KS4 REVISION PAGE

KS4 Revision Page

This is a really good starting point, or summary, that covers the basic questions for this subject. More specific materials are in the folders on our secure Revision page or have been given to students in lessons.

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Please speak to your teachers for more information or contact mgillibrand@wigstonmat.org or  sturnbull@wigstonmat.org.

Subject: Media Studies
How are the exams structured?

 

2 x 90 min exams

Component 1: Representations & Media Language; Audience & Industry

Component 2: TV drama & Music video

For more information, students should consult their course booklets

Where can we find past papers etc?

 

You can’t, this year is the first year of the new specification. There is an example paper in the course booklet (given to all students at the beginning of Year 10)
What do we need to revise? Where should we start?

 

Revise all case studies:

Media Language & Representation:

·         Quality Street

·         This Girl Can

·         Spectre (poster)

·         The Man with the Golden Gun (poster)

·         GQ

·         Pride

·         The Sun cover

·         The Guardian cover

Industry & Audience

·         Pokemon Go

·         Spectre (industry & website)

·         The Archers

·         The Sun (whole newspaper & website)

Materials on those we have already studied can be found on the folder linked on the Academy website

What will we find in the subject folders on the secure site? Exam board booklets

Powerpoints on specific case studies

Comparative examples

Quizzes and revision materials e.g. crosswords

What are the most useful websites?

 

At the moment, not many – Slideshare has some resources (make sure to specify Eduqas GCSE Media Studies). BBC Bitesize has some more general Media revision, but some of this is not relevant to the new specification. There are some things on Quizlet & Kahoot! Too, make sure to look up Eduqas specifically.