The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 9 Computing Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    Skills

    1&2

    Programming

    Visual Basic Programming

    Advanced computer programming skills using professional software

    Spring Term

     

     

     

    1&2

    Hardware, networks and Data Handling

    Research and study how hardware and software are used in a PC. How PCs are connected together to share data and services as well as data handling using these facilities

    Study into software and hardware of PCs as well as networking systems and handling data communication and storage

    Summer Term

     

     

     

    1&2

    Internet, e-commerce and legislation

    Study into the social and technical use of the internet in society as well as the guides and rules that govern its usage

    The social and technological aspects of the Internet and its effects on society. Also an investigation into more advanced Internet technologies e.g. e-commerce

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Programming

    Folder assessment 

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    Hardware, networks and Data Handling

    Folder assessment

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Internet, e-commerce and legislation

    End of year assessment and 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