Film Studies Department

Teachers of Film Studies

Mr. M. McTurk – Subject Team Leader
Ms. F. Ewas – Film Studies Teacher


Both our subjects offer an excellent mix of the practical and the theoretical.

(1) GCSE Media Studies (OCR)  - this is the last year we are delivering this qualification


(2) GCSE Film Studies (Eduqas)

Component 1: Key Developments in US Film. Written examination: 1 ½ hours.35% of qualification.

This component assesses knowledge and understanding of three US films chosen

Component 2: Global Film: Narrative, Representation and Film Style. Written examination: 1 ½ hours. 35% of qualification

This component assesses knowledge and understanding of three global films

produced outside the US chosen from a range of options.

Component 3: Production. Non-exam assessment.30% of qualification

This component assesses the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of film to a production and its accompanying evaluative analysis.


(3) AS Level Film Studies (Eduqas)

Component 1: American film. Written examination: 1½ hours. 35% of qualification

This component assesses knowledge and understanding of three American films.

Component 2: European film. Written examination: 1½ hours. 35% of qualification

This component assesses knowledge and understanding of two British films and one non-English

language European film.

Component 3: Production. Non-exam assessment. 30% of qualification

This component assesses one production and its accompanying evaluative analysis.


(4) A Level Film Studies (WJEC) - this is the last year we are delivering this qualification