Film Studies

The document linked below outlines how we have sequenced knowledge and skills in each academic year:


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Click here to access the KS4 Film Studies Super Curriculum.

Click here to access the KS5 Film Studies Super Curriculum.


Studying Film Studies develops your theoretical and technical skills, but you’ll need determination and resilience to succeed in the competitive film industry. The most common sectors you may find work in are the media, creative, cultural and heritage industries. As well as traditional destinations in the film and broadcasting industries, you may also be interested in other media sectors such as publishing, journalism and research.

Career Ideas: broadcast presenter, director, producer, film/video editor, location manager, production design, researcher, runner, camera operator, production coordinator, advertising, marketing, arts administration, community arts, festival & cultural events management, journalism, public relations, talent agent, special effects and many more.

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Key Stage 4

Qualification: GCSE Film Studies
Exam board: WJEC

Over a fortnightly timetable, GCSE students receive:

  • 4 hours of guided learning.
  • 2 hours of homework.

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Key Stage 5

Qualification: A Level Film Studies
Exam board: EDUQAS

Over a fortnightly timetable, A Level students receive:

  • 10 hours of guided learning.
  • 10 hours of homework.

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