ICT

Our ICT Staff

  • 3 full-time ICT Specialists.
  • 1 Network/Systems Manager.
  • 1 Technicians.

Year 7

Pupils learn about E-safety when using computers, Spreadsheet skills, Design and create programs in Scratch and using Micro:bit. Students are taught about how data is represented and computer hardware. They also look at how to present work effectively and are introduced to sound editing.

Year 8

In year 8 students complete work searching the Internet, create websites, do games design, Database skills, theory in Computer Science, Spreadsheets and a creative project at the end of the year.

Year 9

In year 9 students continue with 1 hour of ICT/Computing and begin to do qualifications either the ECDL Certificate in IT Application skills or OCR Level 1/Level 2 Cambridge National Certificate in ICT.

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Key Stage 4 (Years 10-11)

Students continue with their Core qualification started in Year 9 but also have the option of doing a GCSE in Computer Science or GCSE ICT.

Key Stage 5 (Years 12-13)

In the sixth form students have the option to do a BTEC Level 3 Certificate in IT or A-Level Computing qualifications.

Links to support students

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zvc9q6f – BBC Bitesize Computer Science KS3
http://www.cambridgegcsecomputing.org/ – Cambridge GCSE Computing Online
https://www.codecademy.com/ – Learn to code
http://www.teach-ict.com/ – Teach ICT
https://code.org/ – Code Studio/Hour of code
https://www.microbit.co.uk/ – Micro:bit resources

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