Course structure

Posted 26th February 2016 at 13:27 By Ben Carney

Academy | Updated: 6th April 2017 at 11:57

Students will take on challenges in a media art form, participating in a range of media activities, experience arts events and become inspired by artists and leading others. Throughout the course students will develop their media, TV, broadcast and leadership skills.

COURSE FORMAT

• The course uses the Arts Award qualification at silver and gold award levels.

• Students will learn all aspects of media, broadcasting and develop their their own creative skills using a range of technology.

• The students will develop media skills as a way of evidencing their work including; Researching, Interviewing, Audio and Video Recording, Editing, Presenting, Writing, Directing plus using Web and Social channels.

• Students will build a credible portfolio of evidence by producing content which can be used as part of Leeds Rhinos TV. Students will have the opportunity to develop their own creative skills in their own chosen art form which they will already practice in media and expand on these with their new skills.

COURSE CONTENT

Silver award - Level 2 award in the arts

Unit 1: Arts practice and pathways

Part A: Students will identify and plan an arts challenge based on their existing media skills with the intentions of developing their skills.

Part B: Students will Implement their arts challenge and review their final outcomes, whilst gathering evidence about the skills they have developed.

Part C: Students will have the opportunity to experience and review arts events.

Part D: Students will find out more about their media art form through meeting and working alongside arts practitioners.

Unit 2: Arts leadership

Part A: Students will identify the skills and qualities needed for good leadership and will plan a project which they will lead.

Part B: Students will produce a plan covering all practical aspects of their chosen project.

Part C: Students will deliver their project following their project plan and evidencing their progress.

Part D: Students will reflect on their skills as a leader.

Part E: Students will carry out a final review of their project with reference to the leadership skills they have developed throughout unit 2.

Gold award - Level 3 award in the arts

Unit 1: Personal arts development

Part A: Students will identify a main art form or practice and extend skills by working with a new or different art form within the media.

Part B: Students will identify and participate in development opportunities through practical involvements in a work placement setting, volunteering, training or taking part in workshops.

Part C: Students will research more arts practitioners within their chosen media organisation.

Part D: Students will choose and explore an issue of interest or relevance to them to express their views on their chosen issue.

Unit 2: Leadership of an arts project

Part A: Students will identify the skills and qualities needed for good leadership and will plan a project which they will lead.

Part B: Students will take responsibility, allocate roles and organise their own event. Students will be required to develop a project plan detailing their event.

Part C: Students will deliver their project following their project plan and evidencing their progress.

Part D: Students will be required to manage an arts event by arranging a public showing to demonstrate their leadership skills.

Part E: Students will carry out a final report reflecting on their objective plan and the delivery of their leadership project throughout unit 2.

WHAT ARE THE OUTCOMES?

• Each student will achieve a silver or gold Arts Award.

• Students who achieve gold Arts Award will also achieve 16 UCAS points.

• Each student will have a portfolio documenting the skills they have achieved during the course.

• Each student will develop key skills including; learning, teamwork, coping with problems, use of information technology, use of English and leadership skills.

• Each student will have an overall understanding of all aspects of the fabric of Rugby League, the values of the sport and the key stakeholder, players and bodies within the game as well as understanding key practitioners within their chosen areas.

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