This Statement of Intent should be a maximum of 300 words long and it should be submitted to the teacher no later than 1 April in the year of assessment.
Students and teachers will be required to sign the Candidate Record Form to confirm that this is the case.
Credit can only be given for contributions made by unassessed participants under the clear direction of the assessed student.
It should be noted that excessive time spent on this component in the classroom could be detrimental to the overall attainment of the students.
Teachers should strike a balance between the completion of the NEA and preparation for the examined components.
Each brief will specify the required length, amount or duration of the media product that must be created.
Students must complete an individual media production.
They must acknowledge any non-original material on the Candidate Record Form.
Students do not have to write and record their own musical performances, either to use as part of a soundtrack or in a music video.
Details of what each of the unassessed participants contributed to the product and how the assessed student directed that contribution should be listed on the Candidate Record Form.
There is no limit to the amount of time that students can spend on their NEA but we recommend they spend around 30 hours on the physical creation of their products.