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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox


Key Stage 4 

  • Independent research on topics
  • Develop your  understanding of this subject by reading about the Media, watching films and recording your own footage
  • Complete past papers
  • Contribute to whole class discussions
  • Participate in extra-curricular activities such as the school radio station.
  • Proof read your written work
  • Complete extension tasks

Key Stage 5 

  • Take ownership of your learning.  Read about the Media and do extra work in your own time.
  • Develop your visual vocabulary - Watch films regularly and visit an independent cinema
  • Read and write film reviews
  • Read the Media Guardian
  • Enter your work into competitions
  • Mentor KS4 students / Support KS4 lessons
  • Visit places of interest e.g Mediacity in Manchester, National Media Museum
  • Explore and develop skills in all sectors of the Media Industry

Here are some useful websites:


@bafta (BAFTA)

@baftagames (BAFTA Games)

@NFTSfilmTV (National Film TV School)

@BradFilmFest (BIFF Bradford Internation Film Festival)

Specialities and Awards