GCSE (9-1) AQA Teaching Packs

For exams up to Summer 2022

New resources for assessment from Summer 2023 coming soon

These detailed scheme of works are ready to pick up and teach, with clearly structured lesson plans and stimulating activities for Media One of the 2017 GCSE (9-1) AQA specification.

A very comprehensive resource...

...well sourced and fits the specifications aims very well

G Andrew, Teacher & Peer Reviewer
What’s included? Here goes… Advertising; Anchorage; Barthes’ Enigma Codes; Bias; Blumler and Katz’s Uses and Gratifications Theory; Branding; Circulation and Readership; Codes and Conventions; Connotation and Denotation; Demographics; Feminism; Franchises; Gender; Genre, Subgenres and Hybrids; Icons; Ideologies; Index; Intertextuality; Key Issues and Movements; Key Terminology; Laura Mulvey’s Male Gaze; Magazines; Marketing; Media Contexts; Media Language; Media Representation; Narrative; Newspapers; Political Ideology; Repetition and Variation; Rule of Thirds; Selection, Construction and Mediation; Semiotics; Close Study Product Analysis; Sign, Signified, Signifier; Social Class; Stereotypes; Stuart Hall’s Audience Reception Theory; Symbols; Tabloids and Broadsheets; Tag Lines and Slogans; Target Audiences; Unseen Products; Use of Celebrity; Values; Vladimir Propp’s Narrative Theory

Includes: ✪ Lesson Outcomes ✪ Starters ✪ Main Tasks
✪ Extension Tasks ✪ Plenaries ✪ Homeworks

  • Everything you need – all resources are provided, including write-on worksheets and engaging PowerPoints
  • Full spec coverage – analyses all close study products against the theoretical framework and applies relevant theories
  • Adapt by ability – the four forms can be taught in any order for maximum flexibility, plus suggestions for differentiation are provided
  • Exam preparation – practice questions given for every form – includes unseen products!

Plus! Full indicative content for easy marking

Note: This pack assumes students have already covered the basics of the theoretical framework with our ‘Intro Pack’.

What do teachers say about this resource? (9698)

This is a very comprehensive resource, well sourced and fits the specifications aims very well indeed. The number of worksheets would help to consolidate and activate knowledge well. Model answers also give a good base for further understanding.

G Andrew, Teacher & Peer Reviewer