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Miss C's Media Studies, Tutor, ICT and Computing Resources

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Hi and welcome to my resource shop. I have been teaching for 7 years at high schools in Kent and specialise in teaching ICT, Media, Film, Business and Computing/Computer Science and Digital Media. I very much appreciate feedback as it helps me refine my resources. Please also feel free to make requests!

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Hi and welcome to my resource shop. I have been teaching for 7 years at high schools in Kent and specialise in teaching ICT, Media, Film, Business and Computing/Computer Science and Digital Media. I very much appreciate feedback as it helps me refine my resources. Please also feel free to make requests!
Video Game Design, Pitch and Graphic Design
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Video Game Design, Pitch and Graphic Design

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A lesson allowing pupils to design their own game concept for a pitch - also a lesson prompting a design of a poster or video game box when their ideas are finalised. Graphic design software is required for this task. Powerpoint or Google slides is required for the pitch.
Videogame Design Whole Lessons
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Videogame Design Whole Lessons

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A project based scheme of work which has pupils investigating and researching types of videogames before designing and creating their own game concept which they can pitch to groups. The tasks include Challenge prompts and can be easily scaled up or down in terms of complexity for different year groups. Suitable for a fun and engaging KS3 or year 9 scheme of work for ICT or computing and digital media. This is excellent preparation for digital media based courses such as the OCR Creative iMedia and units such as R091 : Designing a Game Concept Pupils will need access to PowerPoint or Google Slides to complete the activities
Animation Whole Lessons
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Animation Whole Lessons

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A project based scheme of work which has pupils investigating and researching types of animation before designing and creating their own. The theme is music festival which has proven to be very popular with our pupils and can be easily scaled up or down in terms of complexity for different year groups. Suitable for a fun and engaging KS3 or year 9 scheme of work for ICT or computing and digital media. This is excellent preparation for digital media based courses such as the OCR Creative iMedia and units such as R086 : Creating a Digital Animation. Pupils will need access to animation software such as Adobe Animate/Flash
Digital Graphics Whole Lessons
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Digital Graphics Whole Lessons

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A project based scheme of work which has pupils investigating and researching types of digital graphics before designing and creating their own. The theme is horror films which has proven to be very popular with our pupils and can be easily scaled up or down in terms of complexity for different year groups. Suitable for a fun and engaging KS3 or year 9 scheme of work for ICT or computing and digital media. This is excellent preparation for digital media based courses such as the OCR Creative iMedia and units such as R082 : Creating Digital Graphics. Pupils will need access to a digital graphics editing software such as Photoshop or an onlinefree version.
Cyber Security Computer Science KS3
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Cyber Security Computer Science KS3

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A selection of activities aimed at levels 1-3 surrounding the topic of Cyber Security, covering data risks, threats and data protection (GDPR). Includes activities and videos to support this learning which can be framed independently or teacher led depending on your style. Includes opportunities for class discussion, independent work and extended writing.
Media Audience Theory
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Media Audience Theory

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Lesson to teach this media theory and includes examples on the form of music videos. Allows for discussion, tasks, extended writing. Uses the Close Study Products used in AQA GCSE specification for Media Studies - Arctic Monkeys I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor and One Direction History. Can also be adapted to teach theory to any specification where media theory/narrative theory/Uses and Gratifications is applicable.
Personal Finance - Different Ways to Pay
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Personal Finance - Different Ways to Pay

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Whole lesson used to teach L3 Business Studies BTEC, however can be scaled down for lower years and suitable for any specification/scheme of work that covers personal finance. Different ways to pay The use of money as a payment method, advantages and disadvantages of: • cash • debit card • credit card • cheque • electronic transfer • direct debit • standing order • pre-paid cards • contactless cards • charge cards • store cards • mobile banking • Banker’s Automated Clearing Services (BACS) Faster Payments Service (FPS) • Clearing House Automated Payment System (CHAPS).
Personal Finance - Roles of Money
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Personal Finance - Roles of Money

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Whole lesson suitable for BTEC L3 Business/Finance or below. Can be adapted to suit any specification covering personal finance • Role of money is affected and influenced by a number of factors: o personal attitudes towards risk and reward, borrowing, spending and saving o life stages (childhood, adolescence, young adult, middle age, old age), key features of each stage, financial needs and implications at each stage o culture, including religious and ethical beliefs o life events can vary the personal life cycle from individual to individual o external influences/trends and the financial-related effects o interest rates, cost of borrowing versus reward of saving. • Planning expenditure, common principles to be considered in planning
Film Industry Regulation - BBFC - Media Studies
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Film Industry Regulation - BBFC - Media Studies

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A whole lesson covering BBFC - British Board of Film Classification. Required for Close Study Products in GCSE AQA specification. Research tasks asks students to research classifications of Close Study Products films Dr Strange and I, Daniel Blake. Discussion can follow this or an extended writing task based on their findings.
Government Benefits - Finance
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Government Benefits - Finance

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Useful for teaching finance to KS4 or an introduction for KS5. Includes cut and stick activity as well as class discussion points and information for teacher to deliver. Students can take notes, discuss the slides before sharing. Suggested questions for discussion have been put on the slides. Includes two Quizlet revision quizzes for Topic 2 and useful for other specifications as well - Types of employment and Benefits/Other types of income.
Functions of Money - Business, Personal Finance
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Functions of Money - Business, Personal Finance

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Useful for BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate Unit 3 - Personal finance but can be used for many other units of work. Includes key words, discussion, activities, extended writing task, revision notes. In detail, this lesson covers: A Understand the importance of managing personal finance A1 Functions and role of money The ability to handle money received, and to control money paid, is a fundamental requirement for personal and business success. This success relies on understanding what ‘money’ is. • Functions of money: o unit of account o means of exchange o store of value o legal tender.
Computing - Components and Peripherals
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Computing - Components and Peripherals

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Whole lesson covering important hardware inside the computer and peripherals. Includes video resource (from Youtube), and two worksheets as well as instructional Powerpoint. Useful for independent learning, or video can be shown to whole group and discussions to follow as a whole class. Computing, Computer Science, ICT
Media Studies - Media Forms
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Media Studies - Media Forms

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Includes course overview, discussion points and examples to cover different forms of media. Includes extended writing task to invite pupils to question their consumption of media and explore the different issues surrounding them. Video links are on the slides as well as images to promote discussion.