KS3 Curriculum Guide - Year 8 Computing
|Term 1||Networks|| |
|Students learn about Networks, Internet and protocols (TCP/IP) |
|Assessment: Practical task & theory questions
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|Term 2||Modern computers |
|Students will learn about "Colossus to present day. Basic function machines to high level processing.
Computing device components and function."
|Assessment: Students are assessed through practical tasks||Key Words and Terms|
|Term 3||Number Systems|
|Students will learn about Binary and Denary ( build on year 7), they will also learn about Binary addition.
|Assessment: This unit is assessed through theory tasks.||Key Words and Terms|
|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.
|Assessment: This is a practical project and the outcomes will be assessed by the teacher.||Key Words and Terms|
|Students will learn about programming constructs|
|Assessment: This unit is assessed through programming practical tasks.||Key Words and Terms|