The new linear A level specification is particularly challenging for many of the students that are attracted to, or directed to study, A level film. It does have a reputation for being an easy subject which has always frustrated me.
A level Film students are
Students will write 7 essay answers in 5 hours worth of exams at the end of their 2 year study.
The coursework module tests their ability to apply their learning creatively, to show off narrative and film form elements.
A Level Film Studies coursework is time consuming, testing and is now worth only 30% of the overall grade (essay and practical work).
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