The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 7 Computing Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    1&2

    PC use, networks, email, health and safety

    Introductory lessons on how to effectively and safely use PCs and the Internet

    Spring Term

     

     

    1&2

    Mobile app design, presentation skills and basic data use

    Using Microsoft Office the students design a mobile phone application and learn how to present their work effectively in a variety of digital formats

    Summer Term

     

     

    1&2

    Computer programming

    Flowol and Scratch

    An introduction to programming where the students evaluate, design, build and test an interactive computer program

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    PC use, networks, email, health and safety

    Folder assessment 

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    Mobile app design, presentation skills and basic data use

    Folder assessment

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Computer programming

    End of year exam and final folder assessment

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details 

    Term 

    Recommended websites

    www.teach-ict.co.uk

    http://scratch.mit.edu/

     

    All

    Enrichment opportunities:

    Activity

    Day and time or term

    Lunchtime Rm9  - Open for general computer use

    Tue-Thu