For first teaching from September 2017
Selected for AQA’s official approval process, this new student book offers high quality support you can trust.
Written by experienced Media Studies teachers with substantial examining experience
Knowledge, understanding and skills are developed through the textbook and presented in a highly accessible way
Includes practical approaches to developing skills, and contemporary case studies of media industries throughout
The Non-Examined Assessment is supported with a chapter containing clear, student-focused guidance on meeting requirements
Contains practical suggestions for effective ways to deliver the subject content
Exam practice and skills guidance are provided, introducing students to the assessment criteria and mark schemes
Designed for students of all ability levels with extension questions and tasks to stretch and challenge the most able learners
Chapter 1: Reading print media
Chapter 2: Reading audio-visual media
Chapter 3: Reading digital media
Chapter 4: Media representations
Chapter 5: Media audiences
Chapter 6: Media industries
Chapter 7: Applying the theoretical framework
Chapter 8: Approaching Paper 1
Chapter 9: Approaching the NEA
Chapter 10: Making Media
Chapter 11: Skills and knowledge
About the authors:
Stephanie Hendry has over twenty years’ experience as a Media Studies teacher, and has developed and run a high achieving Media Studies course at a leading College in Lancashire. She is the author of a range of A Level Media resources and has been at the forefront of Teacher Support and CPD delivery for ten years, writing and delivering training for Media teachers. Stephanie is also a senior member of the A-level examining team for a major awarding body.
Elspeth Stevenson is an experienced Head of Media Studies who has worked in the field for almost twenty years and currently works in Cornwall’s largest secondary school. She has extensive examining experience and is also an experienced author. She has previously co-authored two AQA endorsed A Level Media Studies textbooks, as well as a specialist classroom resource on the topic of Television Crime Drama.