Breaking Digital Summer School

Are you interested in a future career in journalism or content creation?

At Earlscliffe you will harness technical skills in creating video, audio and text output to bring the latest political, cultural and social discussion to a wider audience.

If you are interested in enhancing your knowledge on how the news is made and delivered, then you will find Breaking Digital at Earlscliffe a highly instructive and practical course in which you can develop your digital media know-how.

At a Glance

  • Ages: 14-17
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Price: £3,490
  • Starting Dates: 30th June, 13th July, 27th July 2024
  • Location: Earlscliffe, Folkestone
  • English Level: B2+ (Upper-Intermediate and Above)
  • Maximum Class Size: 15
  • Academic Content: 20 Hours Per Week

What you’ll learn

  • How to analyse the news, by navigating the 21st-century media landscape.
  • To collaborate as a small media team in producing investigative journalism – by creating a school newspaper.
  • Introduction to film and photography.
  • Understanding the role the internet plays in our society, and how it could shape the future.
  • Take part in a London media workshop with expert professionals.

Why Choose Breaking Digital at Earlscliffe?

  • Our two week programme is designed to equip students with the skills and know-how to critically challenge and interpret information, data and news in order to arrive at a balanced view on big global issues.
  • Breaking Digital will also teach you how best to communicate your own ideas and opinions creatively to a wider target audience, helping you to gain the vocabulary and knowledge to discuss key media issues with more confidence.
  • Strengthen your ability to deliver clear presentations.
  • Become accustomed to the same learning methods used at higher education through taking part in lectures and engaging seminar debate and discussion.

Course Outcomes

  • This course is perfect for curious students who want to be well-informed by knowing how the world’s global media operates.
  • Through Breaking Digital you will have the opportunity to think independently yet enjoy working collaboratively as trainee journalists learning your trade.
  • By working together to produce a school newspaper you will have authentic experience of working to a deadline and writing articles for a target audience, which you can use to strengthen an application.
  • By joining Breaking Digital you gain an understanding, a deeper insight, and an even stronger motivation to pursue a future career in the media.

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I consider SBC to be an absolutely fascinating opportunity for kids not only to improve their English skills, but also to get knowledge in new professional spheres that will definitely help them to  understand  their future career aspirations better

Elena, Parent, Ukraine

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Bring global media into focus at Earlscliffe and zoom in on a range of essential skills to help you to report the news. Secure your place by filling out the enquiry form below and our helpful admissions team will be in touch.