ICT

ICT

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT:  Mr Steed
GCSE EXAM BOARD:  Cambridge National Certificate, OCR
TEACHERS:

Mr Steed (Head of Department)
Mr Birkett

Course Outline

Cambridge Nationals in Creative iMedia are media sector-focused, including film, television, web development, gaming and animation, and have IT at their heart. It provides knowledge in a number of key areas in this field from pre-production skills to digital animation and have a motivating, hands-on approach to both teaching and learning.

Cambridge Nationals deliver skills across the whole range of learning styles and abilities, effectively engaging and inspiring all students to achieve great things. 

Assessment

Units
R081: Pre-production skills – Written paper 1 hour 15 minutes
R082: Creating digital graphics – Centre assessed task, OCR moderated
R089: Creating a digital video sequence – Centre assessed task, OCR moderated
R085: Creating a multipage website – Centre assessed task, OCR moderated

Higher Education Courses/Careers

CambridgeTechnical ITMedia (Levels 2 & 3)
GCE Media Studies ICT (Level 3)
Apprenticeship Framework (Levels 2 & 3)

* All qualifications are subject to change following consideration of any new specifications.

Business Studies

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT:  Mr Steed
GCSE EXAM BOARD:  OCR, Cambridge National in Enterprise & Marketing
TEACHERS:

Mr Steed

Course Outline

This qualification is for learners who wish to develop applied knowledge and practical skills in enterprise and marketing. It is designed with both practical and theoretical elements, which will prepare students for further study of qualifications in enterprise, marketing or business. For example, learners may progress onto OCR’s Level 3 Certificate in Preparing for a Business Venture, OCR’s Level 3 Cambridge Technicals in Business, Introductory Certificates in Marketing or A Levels in related subjects.

Assessment

All learners will study three mandatory topics as follows:
Enterprise and marketing concepts – Exam
Design a business proposal – Centre assessed task, OCR moderated
Market and pitch a business proposal – Centre assessed task, OCR moderated

Higher Education Courses/Careers

Learners may progress onto OCR’s Level 3 Certificate in Preparing for a Business Venture, OCR’s Level 3 Cambridge Technicals in Business, Introductory Certificates in Marketing, BTEC Level 3 Business Studies or A Levels in related subjects.

Careers related to Business Studies: Business Studies gives career opportunities along a wide range of career paths including accountancy, advertising, banking, investment and financial services, general management, HR/personnel, management consultancy, public relations and retail management.

* All qualifications are subject to change following consideration of any new specifications.

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