ICT

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TERM

YEAR 7

YEAR 8

1

Computer Systems

BBC Microbit

2

Creating a Game in Scratch

Creating a website using HTML and CSS

3

Digital Literacy

Using Digital Graphics

4

Survey/Research Project using the Web

E-Safety

How data is represented in Computers

Little man Computer

Computer Systems Timeline

5

Collaborative Project (Introduction to Python)

Collaborative Project (Introduction to JavaScript)

ICT & Computer Science 

TERM

YEAR 9

Year 10

Year 11

Term 1

Algorithms

Data representation

 

Computer Systems- Little Man Computer and Data Representation revision.

Term 2

Programming Techniques

Binary representations (High and Low level languages)

 

Developing a programmed solution, System Life Cycle, Algorithms and Logic- (pseudo code and flow chart design), Testing a solution, exam practice,

Term 3

Boolean Logic and Data structures

Computer systems Hardware and Software

Revision examination preparation

Exam techniques and walkthrough

Computer Systems and Programming

Algorithms and Logical Thinking.

Term 4

Searching and sorting algorithms

Networks

Revision examination preparation

Exam techniques and walkthrough

Computer Systems and Programming

Algorithms and Logical Thinking.

Term 5

Problem Solving

System Security and Ethical, Legal, Cultural and Environmental Concerns

Examination season

 

ICT (CIDA)

TERM

YEAR 9

Year 10

Year 11

Term 1

Project life cycle web design

Project life cycle web design (exam practice)

Project life cycle web design/digital graphics (exam practice for retakes)

Term 2

Video/ audio updating web content

Testing web pages

Video/ audio updating web content

Testing web pages

Exam preparation

 

Artwork and Imaging project life cycle

Exam preparation for retakes

 

Term 3

 

Digital Graphics Photo Shop editing skills project life cycle.

Digital Graphics Photo Shop editing skills project life cycle (course work introduction)

Digital Graphics Photo Shop editing skills project life cycle (course work continuation)

Term 4

Creating an E-portfolio

Artwork and imaging course work project

Artwork and imaging course work project

Term 5

Introduction to HTML creating a basic website within HTML

Artwork and imaging course work project

Web development Exam retakes

Artwork and imaging course work project

Web development Exam retakes

 

Computer Science A Level

TERM

YEAR 12

Year 13

Term 1

1.4 Data types, data structures and algorithms

Introduction to advanced programming

1.1 The characteristics of contemporary processors, input, output and storage devices.

Course work completion

3.1 Analysis of the problem

3.2 Design of the Solution

3.3 Developing the solution

3.4 Evaluation

 

Term 2

1.1  The characteristics of contemporary processors, input, output and storage devices continued.

1.2  Software and software development

1.3  Exchanging data

1.5 Legal, moral, ethical and cultural issues.

1.1  The characteristics of contemporary processors, input, output and storage decides

1.2  Software and software development

1.3  Exchanging data

1.4  Data types, data structures and algorithms

1.5  Legal, moral, cultural and ethical issues

 

Term 3

2.1 Elements of computational thinking

2.2 Problem solving and programming

2.3 Algorithms

2.1 Elements of computational thinking

2.2 Problem solving and programming

2.3 Algorithms

Course work Completion

Exam Preparation

Term 4

Exam preparation

Exam Preparation

Term 5

Introduction to course work

3.1 Analysis of the problem

3.2 Design of the Solution

3.3 Developing the solution

3.4 Evaluation

Exam Preparation

 

ITGS:

TERM

YEAR 12

Year 13

Term 1

Introduction to ITGS and Digital Skills development

Business and employment

Transportation

Education and training

Environment

Hardware and network technologies (robotics, and expert systems, information systems)

Hardware, software, network fundamentals

Term 2

Criteria A, B, C and D of ITGS Solution Development (project management, It systems in organisations)

Health

Home and Leisure

Digital Entertainment

Digital Policing

Hardware, software, network fundamentals

Term 3

Practical web design skills

Video/audio editing skills

Critera E and F development of ITGS Solution

2.1 Elements of computational thinking

2.2 Problem solving and programming

2.3 Algorithms

Politics and Government

Course work Completion

Exam Preparation

Hardware, software, network fundamentals

Term 4

Finalised development of ITGS Solution

 

Development of Screen cast and Criteria G

Exam introduction guide (mock)

Reliability and integrity case studies

Multimedia and digital media

Database, spreadsheet modelling

Personal and public communications

Hardware, software, network fundamentals

Exam preparation (inc case study)

Term 5

Standards and protocols

Globalization and Cultural Diversity

Digital Divide and Authenticity

Exam Preparation(inc case study)