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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

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

 

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