This course begins as part of a taster course in Y9 where students sample Vocational Creative iMedia and GCSE Film Studies and then choose one or the other for Y10-Y11.

The course provides students with the practical capabilities to produce professional production work in a variety of media.

There are 4 units, each with 25% weighting:

  • EXAM: Pre-Production Techniques
  • CSWK: Digital Graphics Production
  • CSWK: Digital Video Production or Digital Animation*
  • CSWK: Digital Games Production

*Dependent on numbers and interest


Students on this course will have the opportunity to visit the Harry Potter Studio Tour, as well as a range of other opportunities such as Sky Studios, Game Jams and Animation Workshops.

Career pathways

This course feeds into both Level 3 Games Design and A Level Film Studies, as well as Creative Media Production pathways. Everything from music video production to games development; graphics design to project management. For more information on pathways in the creative industries, see: