The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 10 Computing Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    Skills

    1

    Understand how computers work and communicate

    Computer hardware, software, networks and how the internet works

    Specifying computer systems

    2

    Learning to program for the web

    Programming in HTML and Javascript for CA1

    HTML and Javascript programming

    Spring Term

     

     

     

    1

    Controlled Assessment 1 – web programming

    20 hours on a set task to research and write a web program

    Web programming and program testing

    2

    Controlled Assessment 1 – web programming

    Document, test and submit web controlled assessment

    Web programming and program testing

    Summer Term

     

     

     

    1

    Learning to program in a high-level language

    Visual Basic

    Programming applications for Windows

    2

    Advanced programming concepts

    Visual Basic

    Programming applications for Windows

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Programming for the web

    Practical exam

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    Controlled Assessment 1

    Self Review

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Computing fundamentals and programming

    End of year exam

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details

    Term 

    Text books

    OCR GCSE Computing

    All

    Recommended websites

    Teach-ict.com

    www.w3schools.com

    All

    Enrichment opportunities:

    Activity

    Day and time or term

    Additional programming topics

    Lunch

    Lunchtime Rm9  - Open for general computer use

    Tuesday and Thursday