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Level 2 iMedia Years 10 & 11

Specification

OCR Creative iMedia

The specification and assessment structure can be found at the link: https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/cambridge-nationals/creative-imedia-level-1-2-award-certificate-j807-j817/  

iMedia is an IT-based course that expands on what the students studied in KS3 and takes an engaging, practical and inspiring approach to the digital media sector. The modules cover computer graphics, web design and computer game development. Each module is covered in a project and requires a wide range of IT software skills. The exam component is a 90 minute exam which covers the groundwork for developing these creative projects. 

What Will I study?

The qualifications will encourage independence, creativity and awareness of the digital media sector and will equip learners with a range of creative media skills.  It will also provide opportunities to develop transferable skills such as research, planning, review, working with others and communicating creative concepts effectively. 

What Skills and Qualities are required?

  • Persistence  
  • Attention to detail 
  • Self-motivation 
  • An active interest in ICT and digital media 

How will I learn? 

In a supportive, well-equipped classroom environment, the students will work with a range of digital tools and techniques to produce effective digital solutions in a range of contexts. Students learn to reflect critically on their own and others’ use of digital media and to adopt safe, secure and responsible practice. It is modular, so allows the students multiple entry points throughout the two years, as well as the potential to re-sit if needed. 

How will I be assessed?

Year 10 

R082 Computer Graphics (coursework)

R081 Production skills (exam)

These can be re-sat in Yr11 if required.

Year 11

R085 Web Design (coursework)

R087 Multimedia Design (coursework)

Where could it lead?

A Level GCE in Computing

Cambridge Technical in ICT 

Digital Media is becoming more of an essential requirement in any career choice. It can be studied purely as a subject in its own right, or as a supporting role for almost any future employment or study.

 

Year 10

  Topic Further details about the topic Skills
Autumn Term
1 Practical Project R082 Controlled Assessment based on use of ICT for practical project Computer Graphics
2 Practical Project R082 Controlled Assessment based on use of ICT for practical project Computer Graphics
Spring Term
1 Practical Project R082 Controlled Assessment based on use of ICT for practical project Computer Animation
2 Exam R081 Exam on use of computer graphics Computer Animation and Design
Summer Term
1 Exam R081 Exam on use of computer graphics Computer Animation and Design
2 Web Design R085 Controlled Assessment based on web design for practical project Start web design skills

Year 11

  Topic Further details about the topic Skills
Autumn Term
1 Practical Project R085 Controlled Assessment based on use of ICT for practical project

Web Design Project

2 Practical Project R085 Controlled Assessment based on use of ICT for practical project

Web Design Project

Spring Term
1 Practical Project R087 Controlled Assessment based on use of ICT for practical project Multimedia Project
2 Practical Project R087 Controlled Assessment based on use of ICT for practical project Multimedia Project
Summer Term
1 Resits Submission of Modules and any resits  

Assessments

Resources Topic Type of assessment
CAT 1 R082 Progress Folder assessment / Coursework mark
CAT 2 R082 Progress Folder assessment / Coursework mark
CAT 3 R085 Progress and Exam Marks Folder assessment / Coursework mark
CAT 4 R085 Progress Folder assessment / Coursework mark
CAT 5 R087 Progress Folder assessment / Coursework mark
CAT 6 R087 Progress Folder assessment / Coursework mark

Main Resources

Resource Details Term
Text books   All
Recommended websites

Teach-ict.com

www.w3schools.com

All

Enrichment opportunities

Activity Day and time or term
Lunchtime Room 9  - Open for general computer use Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Additional programming topics Lunch time

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