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AQA 7572 A Level Unit 7 Exam SOL Teacher: 2020/2021 Exam

Barry Rainsford | Monday November 02, 2015

Categories: A Level, AQA A Level

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Note: Music Video set by AQA Lessons 8-11

Billie Jean set as music video for 2020 Exam. Ghost Town by The Specials to replace Billie Jean for 2021 Exam. This scheme of learning can be used for both in conjunction with the correct lesson slides.

The Lessons

All work refers to the companion Edusites Lesson Resource Slides Pack

Lesson One Introduction

Your AQA Examination

Slides 1-19


  • Knowledge : To understand the structure of the AQA examination
  • Learning : To build ideas of how to study set products to meet Assessment Objectives
  • Understanding : To develop understanding by analysis of the set products

Starter/Loop Activity (5 minutes)

Slide 2 Task 1A Pupils asked to consider the question from the Lesson Resource: GQ Front Cover Pharrell. Students to write response (on post-it preferably), which will be used later.

Prepare the Learning (10 minutes)

Share the objectives. Remind students of the objectives we are working towards meeting and that this unit is designed to help them prepare for the two Component Papers of the examination and to support learning for their NEA.

Slides 4-11 Explain the structure of the AQA examination and the requirement to study a set of media products prescribed by the examination board. Be clear that this work for the specific Set Products builds upon all they will have learned and the understanding they will have acquired and honed in Edusites Core Unit 7: Media Language+ as well as the skills they will have acquired at GCSE or can be accessed via Edusites Core Units 1-6 as necessary as part of the school subscription. They will also acquire deeper understanding during the rest of this course. They must see the skills...

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