As a way of consolidating or revising knowledge and understanding of a study unit, students have to design a DVD inlay for a fictional documentary film / biopic. They should give careful thought to the images to include, the cast list, the reviews, the ‘blurb’ at the back, and so on – using real DVD covers as examples.


Editable DVD Inlay Template – I have created this editable template to be used in class. When printed off onto A4, it is exactly the correct size for a DVD case:



The following two examples from my own Year 9 students give an example.


(from the “Was the 20th Century a period of progress?” project at

(from the “Who is your History Hero?” project at