As we progress into the 21st century, communications are becoming faster and we are bombarded with millions of different images everyday. It is important now to be able to read and make sense of those images. as it has been to be able to read ordinary text.

Media studies is also about appreciating the skill and creativity which goes into the production of media texts.

During Key Stage 3 & 4 students will look at Media as part of the English curriculum.

At Key Stage 5 sixth form students can choose to follow Media studies as one of their AS/A2 subjects.

Each year St Crispin’s takes part in the BBC School News Report which gives Year 7 & 8 students the opportunity to become journalists for the day and work with a BBC mentor.

Teachers:

Mrs K Sharma (Head of Department) – sharmak@crispins.co.uk

Mrs C Collett

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