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Computing and IT Year 7

Aims:
In year 7 we aim to build on the ICT strategy that is delivered in primary schools and also aim to build up a student’s range of ICT skills and techniques whilst paying attention to the intended audience and purpose of a task.  Students are required to evaluate their work and to begin making informed decisions in choice of techniques used.

Content:
The year 7 Computing and IT curriculum is unit based and mainly covers levels 4 and 5, with some provision made for levels 3 and 6.  Students have 1 lesson of Computing and IT per week.

The units covered are:

  • Esafety (including Internet research and desktop publishing skills)
  • Introduction to Hardware
  • Flowol
  • Animated Storybook - using Fireworks
  • Binary representation

 

Assessment:
Homework is set regularly.
Each unit is assessed and awarded a level plus sublevel.



Useful Websites:
Teach-ict: http://www.teach-ict.com/ks3home_old.htm