Type of qualification – A Level
Exam Board – OCR
This is an academic qualification based on the study of a film, which encourages you to engage with film on a critical level. You will explore a wide range of films from different social, historical and cultural contexts. You will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of film as an aesthetic medium. This course is for people who really love film. You need to be open to experiencing films outside your comfort zone. This course will truly open your mind to the world of film in all its glory. It will also make you an outstanding academic writer and critical thinker.
Most students will progress to university to continue studying in a similar field or a related subject such as English, history or philosophy. Some students combine this with a focus on film production.
Critical Approaches to Film
Short Film Production (filmmaking or screenplay)
Regular in-college screenings
Visits to local and national cinemas
New York trip
Student Financial Contribution: None
Þ Minimum 5 GCSES at grade 4 or above
Þ At least grade 5 in GCSE English
What Our Students Think
“The teacher makes the lessons interesting and his passion for film inspires me.”
Laura, previously The Stonehenge School