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Welcome to the ICT & Computer Science area

Head of Department – Mr B. Iqbal

We aim to allow all learners to develop their capability, creativity and knowledge in digital media and be responsible, competent, confident and creative users of information and communication technology.

Staffing

Head of ICT and Computer ScienceMr B. Iqbal – BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems
Teacher of ICTMr S. Rizvi – PGCE – Computer Science and IT
Teacher of ICTMr T. Jones – PGCE Secondary Education

Per Term Topic Information

Year 7

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
E SafetyE WasteComputers –
The Basics
Simple DatabaseMy FinancePython
Year 8

Autumn 1 Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
Computer Crime and Cyber SecurityUnderstanding ComputersDatabaseBasic PythonSpreadsheet ModellingWeb Design
Year 10

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
NetworksCreating Social Media WebsitesDatabasesPythonPodcastProject Challenges
Year 11

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
OCR J461 GCSE ICTControlled Assessment 1
Investigate and PlanningDesignsSolution DevelopmentTestingPresent your FindingsRefine Controlled Assessment
Theory
ICT Systems
Assessment
Exchanging Information
Assessment
2.1.3 Storage
Assessment
2.1.4 Manipulating Data
Assessment
2.1.5 Keeping Data Safe & SecureLegal, Social, Ethical & Environmental Issues
BCS Level 2 ECDL Certificate in IT Application SkillsWord ProcessingPresentation
Online testOnline test
AQA 4512 Computer ScienceIntroductionFunctionsControlled Assessment 1
Python ProceduresControlled Assessment 1 -Scenario Intro
Design of The Solution
Pseudocode
Flowcharts
Development of The CodeDevelopment of The Code
Code Evidence
Code Evidence
Test
Evaluate
Theory
Constants, Variables and Data TypesStructuresProgram Flow ControlProcedures And FunctionsScope Of Variables, Constants, Functions And ProceduresError Handling & Handling External Data
Year 11

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
 OCR J461 GCSE ICTControlled Assessment 2Refine Controlled Assessments for Moderation
Investigate, Planning and DesignsDevelopment of ElementsSolution DevelopmentTestingEvaluation
Theory
Using ICT SystemsDisabilitiesMonitoring, Measurement & ControlICT & Modern LivingICT in Context & NetworksLegal, Social, Ethical & Environmental Issues
Past PapersExams
BCS Level 2 ECDL Certificate in IT Application SkillsSpreadsheetImproving ProductivityOutstanding Online Test
Online testOnline test
AQA 4512 Computer ScienceControlled Assessment 2Refine Controlled Assessments for Moderation
Scenario intro
Design of the solution
Pseudocode
Flowcharts
Development of the codeDevelopment of the code (cont.)
Code Evidence
Code Evidence (cont.)
Test & Evaluate
Theory
Computer structure &  Database conceptsAlgorithms &  Use of external code sourcesData representation &  The use of computer technology in societySoftware development life cycleApplication testing &  NetworkingExam

Curriculum

Year 7

No. of lessons per fortnightFrequency and length of homeworkAdditional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential …Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
2Twice every Half Term
Cyberbullying Poster
Internet Safety methods
ICT keywords homework
Input-Output activity
Agony Aunt software
Lucky dip questions
Database-diff questions
Databases Using Microsoft Access
Spreadsheet Keywords
Excel checklist
Programming Club
Kodu Game maker
3D Printing
Lunch time homework club
KS 3 ICT BBC Bite Size
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects
Year 8

No. of lessons per fortnightFrequency and length of homeworkAdditional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential …Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
2Twice every Half Term
Computer Misuse Act
Health & Safety
Input & Output devices
Binary Addition
Database questions
Database Vocabulary Sheet
Homework Using a Spreadsheet
Know your Data Types task sheet
Web Page Designs
Programming Club
Kodu Game maker
3D Printing
Lunch time homework club
KS 3 ICT BBC Bite Size
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects
Year 9

No. of lessons per fortnightFrequency and length of homeworkAdditional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential …Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
2Twice every Half Term
Planning document
Research Document
Handling data using spreadsheets
Domain names
IP Addresses
What is HTML Code
Web Page Designs
Where is Flash Animation used
Programming Club
Kodu Game maker
3D Printing
Lunch time homework club
KS 3 ICT BBC Bite Size
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects
Key Stage 4

No. of lessons per fortnightFrequency and length of homeworkAdditional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential …Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes …Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
GCSE5Twice every Half Term
Theory Tasks
Lunch time homework clubSupport Classes
Lunch Time
(12:30 to 1:15)
After School
Mon-Thurs
(3:30 to 4:15)
GCSE ICT BBC Bite Size
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zqmtsbk
ECDL2
Computer Science5Twice every Half Term
Theory Tasks
Computer Science BBC Bite Size
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/z34k7ty