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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

Data use and basic computing logic and development.

Using Excel and FLOWOL the students are taught a basic introduction to logic and data.

Summer Term

 

 

1&2

Computer programming.

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. 

CAT 2

Programming, presentation skills and basic data use.

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

 

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