Subjects

ICT

Long Term Plans

YEAR 7
Half Term 1Half Term 2Half Term 3Half Term 4Half Term 5Half Term 6
Introductory I.T. Skills

 

This module introduces students to using the School email system efficiently and how to use the Google Apps for Education suite to create, store, share and collaborate on documents. E-safety, Health and Safety and Searching the Web: This module introduces students to the dangers that they may face when online and how to deal with online dangers safely should they arise. Students will also learn how to search the Web effectively using Search Engines and how to evaluate the quality of the information that they find for accuracy, reliability and validity.

Game Design using Kodu

 

This module introduces students to computer programming. Kodu is a visual tile-based programming language designed specifically for designing computer games. By following this module students are introduced to the fundamental concepts of computer programming: sequencing, selection, logic and problem-solving.

Database DesignControl SystemsComputer Programming using ScratchComputer Architectural Modelling

 

Business Communication

 

YEAR 8
Half Term 1Half Term 2Half Term 3Half Term 4Half Term 5Half Term 6
Digital Imaging and Animation

 

In this module, students will learn how to create digital images using Serif DrawPlus and PhotoPlus. Students will learn how to create bitmap and vector graphics. Students will also learn about the implications of copyright and the responsibility of fair usage of digital assets.

Data Modelling using Spreadsheets

 

Students will learn about how data models can be used to represent real-life situations. The module will help students learn spreadsheet design skills and how changes to a data model can affect the outcome.

Small Basic Computer Programming

 

(Using a script language)

Web Design

 

HTML

Computer NetworksVideo Editing

 

YEAR 9
Half Term 1Half Term 2Half Term 3Half Term 4Half Term 5Half Term 6
Serif DrawPlus/Adobe PhotoshopSerif WebPlus/Music Festival ProjectBegin R081 Exam TheoryR081 Exam TheoryR081 Exam PreparationBegin R082 Skills (Coursework 1)

 

YEAR 10
Half Term 1Half Term 2Half Term 3Half Term 4Half Term 5Half Term 6
Begin R081 Exam TheoryR081 Exam PreparationBegin R082 Skills (Coursework 1)Complete R082 AssessmentBegin 2nd Coursework UnitComplete 2nd Coursework Unit Assessment

 

YEAR 11
Half Term 1Half Term 2Half Term 3Half Term 4Half Term 5Half Term 6
SPB Project CompletionSPB Evidence CompletionUnit 1 Exam TheoryUnit 1 Exam Theory/SPB ImprovementsUnit 1 Exam Preparation/SPB ImprovementsExams