The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 11 Computing Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    Skills

    1

    Controlled Assessment 2

    Programming in Visual basic – design, write and test 3 different programs

    VB Programming

    Program testing

    2

    Controlled Assessment 2

    Programming in Visual basic – design, write and test 3 different programs

    VB programming

    Program testing

    Spring Term

     

     

     

    1

    Internal computer hardware and logic gates

    Study internal components and combinational logic

    Logic gates

    2

    Software and Operating systems

    Databases, spreadsheets, Windows functions

    Advanced use of software applications

    Summer Term

     

     

     

    1

    Sound, graphics and data manipulation

    e.g. bitmap vs vector

    e.g. use of graphics software

    2

    Legislation, health and safety, ethics. Past papers.

    Exam preparation

    How to approach the final exam

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Controlled Assessment 2

    Self Review

    CAT 2 Computing Theory Written test

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Computing Theory

    Written test

    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