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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 

CAT 2

Hardware, networks and Data Handling

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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