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Media & Film Studies


On joining the school, your will be able to access industry standard media equipment and software that will allow you to experience and develop a range of print and audio visual skills that you will be able to utilise throughout your school career.


You rill be taught and supported by a team of specialist teachers and highly skilled media demonstrators with broad subject knowledge and industry experience.


The department offers a diverse range of extra-curricular activities, including Weatherhead TV, Ice Radio, Animation, Photography and Film Making that are designed to support your studies within the department and provide the opportunity to create work for national competitions.


Assessment and Monitoring

The work for all years is continually monitored through weekly electronic drafting, half-termly unit consolidation and termly online, multiple-choice assessment.


  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Adobe Audition CS6
  • Adobe Premiere CS6
  • Quark Xpress
  • Radio Studio
  • HD Video Cameras
  • Digital Stills Cameras
  • Radio Station

Wherever you go and whatever you do, you can’t escape the media! Media industries are among the biggest in the world and British technical expertise is renowned the world over. The Media Department at Weatherhead High School boasts industry standard equipment and software and a specialist team with a range of teaching and industry experience.

Mr Anderson

Head of Media and Film Studies