ICT & Computing

The 'Web', as I envisaged it, we have not seen yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past. (Tim Berners-Lee)

Year 7, 8 and 9 Curriculum

Year 7
Year 7Unit/Topic
Autumn HT1Unit 1: Computers – Computer Hardware
Autumn HT2Unit 2: Data – Data Representation Binary & Denary
Spring HT1Unit 3: Internet and Communications – Network Types and Topologies
Spring HT2Unit 4: Internet and Communications – E-Safety Cyberbullying
Summer HT1Unit 5: Algorithms & Coding – Scratch & Python
Summer HT2Unit 6: Algorithms & Coding – Scratch & Python
Year 8
Year 8Unit/Topic
Autumn HT1Unit 3: Internet and Communications – Network Threats and Solutions
Autumn HT2Unit 3 Internet and Communications – E-Safety Data Security
Spring HT1Unit 4: Algorithms & Programming – Algorithms & Coding – Python
Spring HT2Unit 4: Algorithms & Programming – Algorithms & Coding – Python
Summer HT1Unit 1: Computers – Inside the CPU
Summer HT2Unit 2: Data – Data Representation Hexadecimal and Character
Year 9
Year 9Unit/Topic
Autumn HT1Unit 3: Internet and Communications – Network Packet Switching and Protocols
Autumn HT2Unit 3: Internet and Communications – E-Safety Social Media & Radicalisation
Spring HT1Unit 4: Algorithms & Programming – Algorithms & Coding – Advanced Python
Spring HT2Unit 4: Algorithms & Programming – Algorithms & Coding – Advanced Python
Summer HT1Unit 1: Computers – Network Hardware
Summer HT2Unit 2: Data – Data Representation Images, Compression and Sound

 

Year 10 and 11 Curriculum: Computer Science

Year 10
Year 10Unit/Topic
Autumn HT1Understand the components that make up digital systems and how they communicate with each other
Autumn HT2Understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of data representation using mathematics skills
Spring HT1Understand how digital systems communicate with each
Spring HT2Understand the impacts of digital technology to the individual and to wider society / Understand how software supports components communicate with each other
Summer HT1Understand the impacts of digital technology to the individual and to wider society
Summer HT2Understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of abstraction, decomposition and algorithms
Year 11
Year 11Unit/Topic
Autumn HT1Understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of abstraction, decomposition and algorithms
Autumn HT2Analyse problems in computational terms through practical experience of solving such problems, including designing, writing and debugging programs
Spring HT1Analyse problems in computational terms through practical experience of solving such problems, including designing, writing and debugging programs
Spring HT2Understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of: programming languages and IDEs
SummerPreparation for Summer exam

Year 10 and 11 Curriculum: OCR Cambridge National in Creative iMedia

Year 10
Year 10Unit/Topic
Autumn HT1Understand the purpose, content and use of pre-production documents / Understand the purpose and properties of digital graphics
Autumn HT2Understand how to use planning tools before beginning pre-production / Understand the purpose and properties of digital graphics
Spring HT1Produce pre-production documents / Plan the creation of a digital graphic
Spring HT2Review a pre-production document / Plan the creation of a digital graphic
Summer HT1Revise R081 unit in preparation for the summer exam / Create and save a digital graphic
Summer HT2Review a digital graphic / Understand the uses and properties of interactive multimedia products
Year 11
Year 11Unit/Topic
Autumn HT1Create and save a digital graphic / Review the digital graphic
Autumn HT2Plan a multi page comic strip / produce a multi page comic strip
Spring HT1Review a multi page comic strip / Understand the uses and properties of interactive multimedia products
Spring HT2Plan an interactive multimedia product
SummerCreate interactive multimedia product / Review interactive multimedia product

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