GCSE in Moving Image Arts

As a pilot scheme this year, selected Form 5 Media Studies pupils were offered the opportunity to sit a G.C.S.E. in Moving Image Arts which was offered as an optional extra-curricular subject. Please note that this G.C.S.E. is not available to pupils other than those selected by Grosvenor. Also note that it may not be available in the 2012-2013 exam series.

Grosvenor pupils are following the CCEA syllabus as outlined below.

Unit 1: Acquisition of Skills in Moving Image Production: 20%

Coursework: 2 Assignments (10% each)

  • Animation (compulsory) and
  • Camera Technique or
  • Mise-en-scene or
  • Continuity Editing


Unit 2: Planning and Making A Moving Image Product: 40%

Coursework: 1 Assignment (40%)

Students produce their own moving image product (either a live action film or an animation).  This unit takes the form of an externally set assignment.


Unit 3: Critical Response to Moving Image Products: 40%

External Exam (40%)

Students learn how to critically analyse film and animation.  They develop knowledge and understanding of film language, genre conventions and visual style.

1 hr 30 min online exam.

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