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Creative Media Production BTEC

Subject: Creative Media Production

What will students learn?

Students will complete the BTEC Tech Award in Creative Media Production which will allow them to acquire skills and knowledge through vocational contexts. They will investigate, explore and create their own media products through written and practical assignments as well as an exam.

Students at Paddington Academy studying BTEC Creative Media Production will first develop an understanding of the media industry itself before exploring how media producers create meaning. They will then look specifically at moving images and develop technical skills which will allow them to create their own music videos. Finally, they will develop vocational skills through responding to a brief.

The course allows students to develop their creativity and develop skills that can lead directly both to careers and higher education.

In KS4 students will study

  • Component 1: Exploring Media Products
  • Component 2: Developing Digital Media Production Skills
  • Component 3: Create a Media Product in response to a brief

How will students receive feedback?

At Paddington, all students will receive regular feedback from formative assessment tasks. Within the curriculum, specific tasks are allocated for feedback. This ensures all students gain regular feedback. Teachers will mark student work and provide targeted feedback that enables students to improve their work and make progress. To support student understanding, teachers plan high-quality re-teach time to prepare students for their feedback. Across each term, students will receive feedback from multiple tasks.

What examinations / assessments do students have at the end of KS4?

Exam board: Pearson

  • Component 1:  Assessed by an assignment
  • Component 2:  Assessed by an assignment
  • Component 3:  Assessed by an exam

What resources can be used to support learning?


KS4 Creative Media Production

BTEC Overview


Creative Media Production BTEC Option Video


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