Curriculum Overview

 

Key Stage 3 Key Stage 4 Sixth Form

Term 1: Networks

Students learn about Networks, Internet and protocols (TCP/IP)

Practical task & theory questions

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural

Develop the individual:

Create a supportive community:

Term 2: Modern computers

Students will learn about "Colossus to present day. Basic function machines to high level processing.

Computing device components and function."

Students are assessed through practical tasks

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural

Develop the individual:

Create a supportive community:

Term 3: Number Systems

Students will learn about Binary and Denary ( build on year 7), they will also learn about Binary addition.

This unit is assessed through theory tasks.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural

Develop the individual:

Create a supportive community:

Term 4 & 5: Spreadsheets

Students will learn about basic spreadsheet functions and how to produce Spreadsheets. They will develop this further during the Road trip project in year 9.

This is a practical project and the outcomes will be assessed by the teacher.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural

Develop the individual:

Create a supportive community:

Term 6: Programming

Students will learn about programming constructs

This unit is assessed through programming practical tasks.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural

Develop the individual:

Create a supportive community: