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Curriculum - Computing 2017-2018

 

Year

Autumn 2017

Spring 2018

Summer 2018

7

Digital Literacy. 

In this unit students will learn how to keep themselves safe online.  They will learn the importance of keeping their details safe online including how to create Mega passwords.

Creating pictures 

In this unit children develop visual ideas for different purposes by using ICT and other methods. They use the features of an ICT graphics package to explore and realise their ideas and to identify ways to develop and improve their work.

Spreadsheets 

In this unit children learn how to enter formulae into a spreadsheet to perform calculations on inputted data. 
Children will explore mathematical problems and learn how formulae results update automatically when values in a spreadsheet change

8KEd

Combining Text and Graphics 

In this unit students learn the importance of using appropriate text and images for specific purposes.  In this unit they will use the software Microsoft publisher to create a range of cards and invitations.

Exploring Simulations 

In this unit children begin to understand that computer simulations can represent real and imaginary situations. They learn how to explore simulations, explore options and to test their predictions.

Collecting and presenting Information 

In this unit students will learn to use an object-based graphics package to produce images and visual models.

They learn the key differences between an object based graphical package and a paint package and understand that visual models can be used to identify patterns and relationships.

8JCo

Mission Control 

In this unit students learn the skills of sequencing and programming by learning how to correctly programme the software by completing missions.

Entry Level Certificate in Computing 

This course provides students with opportunities to become familiar with how computer technology works and gain a qualification in the subject

Entry Level Certificate in Computing 

This course provides students with opportunities to become familiar with how computer technology works and gain a qualification in the subject

9

BTEC – Information and Creative technology 

Unit 4 creating digital animation. 

In this unit students will design create and test their own animation

BTEC – Information and Creative technology

Unit 5 creating digital audio. 

In this unit students will design create and test their own radio show

BTEC – Information and Creative technology

Unit 7 creating digital video. 

In this unit students will design create and test their own video advert

10 & 11

BTEC – Information and Creative technology

Unit 3 creating digital portfolio.

In this unit students will design create and test their own digital portfolio

BTEC – Information and Creative technology

Unit 1The Online World.

In this unit students will learn and prepare for their end of Year examination on the Online World

BTEC – Information and Creative technology

Unit 1The Online World.

In this unit students will learn and prepare for their end of Year examination on the Online World