Creative IMedia KS4

 INTRODUCTION

Cambridge Nationals in Creative iMedia are media sector-focused, including film, television, web development, gaming and animation, and have IT at their heart. They provide 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.

WHAT SKILLS WILL I USE AND DEVELOP?

 

Students will complete one exam and 3 pieces of coursework.

Each element will be worth 25% of the final GCSE Grade. The different elements include;

R081 Pre-Production skills—Exam 25%

Learners will also develop and understand pre-production skills used in the creative and digital media sector. It will develop their understanding of the client brief, time frames, deadlines and preparation techniques that form part of the planning and creation process.

R082 Creating a digital graphic—Coursework Task 25%

Students will also learn the basics of digital graphics editing for the creative and digital media sector. They will learn where and why digital graphics are used and what techniques are involved in their creation. This unit will develop learners’ understanding of the client brief, time

frames, deadlines and preparation techniques as part of the planning and creation process.

R085 Creating a Multi Page Website—Coursework Task 25%

This will enable learners to understand the basics of creating multipage websites. It will enable learners to demonstrate their creativity by combining components to create a functional, intuitive and aesthetically pleasing website. It will allow them to interpret a client brief and to use planning and preparation techniques when developing a multipage website.

R086 Creating a Digital Animation—Coursework Task 25%

Students will be taught the basics of digital animation for the creative and digital media sector. Learners will be able to plan a digital animation to a client brief, use animation

WHAT SKILLS WILL I USE AND DEVELOP?       

 

You will develop an awareness and understanding of current and emerging technologies. Understand and identify input and output devices of computer technology. You will become skilled at making secure back-ups of your work and using Microsoft software such as Word, Publisher and Excel with confidence.

Tasks set will encourage you to:

· Work independently, using your own initiative.

· Work in pairs and groups, developing communication skills.

· Develop your problem solving skills and think logically.

HOW WILL THE COURSE HELP ME WITH MY FUTURE CAREER?

Pupils can progress onto completing Computing – ICT at AS and A” Level.

Regardless of the career pathway you may wish to follow, ICT will be fundamental to this.

WHO SHOULD I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION?

Mrs Hinds-Taylor