Digital Media

(option subject at KS4)

Intent: The Big Ideas in Digital Media Production at Atherton High:

Creative Media Production gives students the knowledge needed to target and plan media products alongside the opportunity to apply these skills in a vocational setting. The aim of the course is to:

  • Develop key skills that prove aptitude in creative media production such as investigating and developing ideas through pre-production, production and post-production of media products.
  • Become versatile in real-life situations, such as responding to briefs and feedback, planning and generating ideas.
  • Develop time-management and communication skills.
  • Enhance knowledge that underpins effective use of skills, process and attitudes in the sector such as production processes and techniques.

Learning Journeys


From seeing the head teacher playing football with the children on the yard, to staff sitting with pupils at lunchtime, everyone works together and there’s a strong feeling of belonging to part of something bigger than just a school”

Mrs Doyle