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ICT & Computing

Course Director Rachael Whipp

Follow the link to visit the programme of study pages from the Dept for Education.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-computing-programmes-of-study

Year 7

Term Topic Strand
Autumn 1 Kodu – visual programming language Computer Science
Autumn 2 E-safety Digital Literacy
Spring 1 Introduction to Binary Computer Science
Spring 2 Flowol Computer Science
Summer 1 Spreadsheets Computer Science, Information Technology
Summer 2 Spreadsheets (continued) Computer Science, Information Technology

Year 8

Term Topic Strand
Autumn 1 Networks Computer Science
Autumn 2 Computer Crime & Cyber Security Digital Literacy
Spring 1 Websites and HTML Computer Science, Information Technology and   Digital Literacy
Spring 2 Websites and HTML (continued) Computer Science, Information Technology and   Digital Literacy
Summer 1 Database Development Computer Science, Information Technology and   Digital Literacy
Summer 2 Database Development (continued) Computer Science, Information Technology and   Digital Literacy

Year 9

Option of ECDL – Spreadsheets unit

18 hours of compulsory computing

Python programming

Logic gates

Computational thinking

Year 10 ECDL

Autumn Spreadsheet   unit
Spring 1 Spreadsheet   unit
Spring 2 Presentation   unit
Summer Presentation   unit
Summer end Exams

Year 11 Cambridge Nationals

Unit   R002, R001 (Theory Preparation for   exam), R003 Spread sheet completion Date   of Issue Deadline
Unit R003 Autumn End Autumn 1
Unit R001 Theory Autumn 2 January exam
R003 Spring 1 End Spring 1
R002 Spring 2 Summer

Year 12 Level 3 Cambridge Technicals IT

September – spring 1 Unit 1
Spring 2 - summer Unit 17
3 over 2 all year Unit 2

 Year 13 Cambridge Technicals IT

All year 3 over 2 – Unit 2

 

September till spring 1 – Unit 29

 

Spring 2 till May – Unit 30

 

Year 12 level 3 Cambridge Technicals Business

Sept Dec   Year 12 Unit 1
January April Year 12 Unit 3
April June Year 12 Unit 2

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