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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

CAT 2

Controlled Assessment 1

Self Review

CAT 3

Advanced programming concepts

Assessment evidence and mock

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

 

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