16-19 Study Programmes

All KS5 students will take a L3 BTEC National in Creative Media Practice.

This practical industry focussed course is 100% internally assessed and is the equivalent to 3 A-levels. Students will select from 3 Vocational PATHWAYS where they will development industry standard technical, creative and professional practice relevant to their chosen industry. The course is divided in to two modules, where year 12 enables students to acquire and develop creative media skills relevant to their pathway, year 13 enables them to specialise further with a focus on advancing creative and professional practice.

The three creative pathways will be complimented further by additional A-Level subjects and an optional EPQ project.

OUTLINE:

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/BTEC-Nationals/creative-media-practice/specification/BTEC-National-Creative-Media-Practice-Overview.pdf

SPECIFICATION:

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/BTEC-Nationals/creative-media-practice/specification/btec-national-level-3-creative-media-practice-diploma-specification.pdf

The three pathways:

  • Film and TV production – CORE SKILLS: Single Camera, Multicamera, Editing and scriptwriting
  • Games Development – CORE SKILLS: Concept art, 3D Modelling and environments, Games engine scripting
  • Digital Design – CORE SKILLS: Motion graphics, animation and visual effects

A-Level Options:

  • Film Studies
  • Photography
  • Graphic Design