The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 8 Computing Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    1&2

    Graphics, animation and multimedia

    The students move on to more advanced software (Macromedia) and develop skills in graphics and animation

    Spring Term

     

     

    1&2

    Web design, HTML and Internet use

    Using professional software, the students design, build and test their own website and examine Internet technologies

    Summer Term

     

     

    1&2

    Programming development and system life cycle

    Use Gamemaker to develop programming skills to a high level and the basics of software development

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Web design, HTML and internet use

    Folder assessment

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    Graphics, animation and multimedia

    Folder assessment

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Programming and system life cycle

    End of year exam and folder assessment

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details 

    Term 

    Recommended websites

    www.teach-ict.co.uk

    http://scratch.mit.edu/

    All

    Enrichment opportunities:

    Activity or trip

    Day and time or term

    Lunchtime Rm9  - Open for general computer use

    Tue-Thu